[Build-common-hackers] Bug#596713: Bug#596713: cdbs: Please document how to override use of dh_gencontrol
dr at jones.dk
Mon Sep 13 17:32:11 UTC 2010
On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 12:44:51PM -0400, Andres Mejia wrote:
>chromium-browser at one point required manually adding some extra
>dependencies in Depends field, so there was a need to override part of
>debhelper.mk that ran dh_gencontrol. It was documented however that in
>order to do this, the target 'binary-makedeb-IMPL/%' had to be
>Please provide some form of documentation that explains the above use
>case. I'm sure there are similar use cases too, such as overridding
Thanks for reporting this!
Documentation for CDBS certainly is lacking behind :-(
Could you point to the specific phrase in the documentation that is
Depending on what exactly you wanted to do, I believe the proper
approach is to set DEB_DH_SHLIBDEPS_ARGS.
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