[Build-common-hackers] Bug#529396: Bug#529396: cdbs: sets DEB_DESTDIR wrong in case of multiple binary packages

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Wed May 20 07:10:47 UTC 2009

Hash: RIPEMD160

On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 10:25:42PM +0200, Ralf Treinen wrote:
>Hi Jonas,
>On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 10:05:54AM +0200, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
>> Perhaps if you provide an example of what you consider wrong behaviour, 
>> it is easier to discuss.
>My use case was the following:
>I had a source package (let's call it p) that generates one binary 
>package, also called p. I have a debian/p.dirs that contains some 
>diretories that are needed for installation. My debian/rules file 
>and everything goes well since both debhelper and cdbs agree that the
>package staging dir is debian/p.
>Now I change my package by adding a second binary package, lets call it 
>p1, to be generated from the same source package p. Debhelper continues 
>to act by default on the first package, that is dh_installdir installs 
>the directories in debian/p. Cdbs, however, now thinks that DEB_DESTDIR 
>has to debian/tmp. When I use the debhelper.mk rules file then I would 
>expect that variables are set according to debhelper rules here.

Thanks for the details.

What CDBS snippets did you use?

  - Jonas

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