[Build-common-hackers] Bug#565973: Bug#565973: cdbs should not use --prefix, but --install-layout=deb

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Thu Nov 24 01:27:38 UTC 2011

Hi Laurent,

On 11-11-23 at 01:43pm, Laurent Bigonville wrote:
> dh_python2 is now complaining about the path were the files are 
> installed and suggests to use "--install-layout=deb"
> W: dh_python2:90: Python 2.7 should install files in /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/. Did you forget "--install-layout=deb"?

It is a warning only, and it has done so for quite a while.  The answer 
to the question in that warning, when using CDBS, is "no, I did not 
forget: I handle it differently to ease backportability."

Thanks for the concern, though.

Kind regards,

 - Jonas

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