[Build-common-hackers] Bug#628110: Bug#628110: cdbs: Wrong install dir for python modules

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Fri May 27 11:59:47 UTC 2011

On 11-05-27 at 12:49pm, Olivier Aubert wrote:
> When transitioning a package from python-support to dh_python2, dh_python2 generates the following warning:
> W: dh_python2:96: Python 2.6 should install files in /usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/. Did you forget "--install-layout=deb"?

Yes, the new install helper gets confused when not using that 
--install-layout=deb hint.  That waning in itself is not a problem, 

> Indeed, modules are installed into /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages

Is it actually causing problems for the final package install?

 - Jonas

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