[debhelper-devel] Bug#830309: freetype FTBFS: install: cannot change permissions of 'debian/libfreetype6-dev/usr/share/doc/libfreetype6-dev': No such file or directory

Sven Joachim svenjoac at gmx.de
Sat Jul 9 11:16:56 UTC 2016

On 2016-07-09 09:40 +0000, Niels Thykier wrote:

> Sven Joachim:
>> On 2016-07-08 09:53 +0000, Niels Thykier wrote:
>>> [...]
>>> Thanks, I have applied it to master and it will be part of the next
>>> debhelper release. :)
>> Unfortunately my patch breaks dh_installdocs in compat 11 mode, as I
>> have just discovered. :-/  Will look into it, but I'm not too familiar
>> with debhelper yet, and my perl skills are rusty.
>> Cheers,
>>        Sven
> Thanks for the heads up.
> I will continue with your existing patch for now as it fixes packages
> and nothing is using compat 11.

Attached is a patch which fixes both the original problem and the
regression.  It seems to me that dh_installdocs really needs a testsuite
for all the possible cases though.


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