[Build-common-hackers] Bug#663082: Bug#663082: Should not silently change definition of $libexecdir
dr at jones.dk
Thu Mar 8 12:59:42 UTC 2012
On 12-03-08 at 01:35pm, Michael Biebl wrote:
> On 08.03.2012 13:08, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> > On 12-03-08 at 12:14pm, Michael Biebl wrote:
> >> While I don't agree that /usr/lib is a good default for $libexecdir
> >> the change in debhelper/dh was at least done by only setting this
> >> new behaviour when bumping the compat level which is an explicit
> >> action by the package maintainer.
> > Please elaborate - or help point me to where that dispute is
> > clarified.
Thanks for the details. As mentioned before I am already convinced,
but this nevertheless was enlightening. Thanks again!
> It looks more sensible to me, if cdbs-using packages that need a new
> automake resp pkglibexecdir set libexecdir explicitly to something
> like /usr/lib.
> That said, if you think this needs further discussion, feel free to
> raise this topic on debian-devel.
I think I have a decent understanding now, and will try first discuss at
the bugreport only - but will consult d-devel at d.o if needed.
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