[debhelper-devel] Bug#815506: dh_install: not-installed requires debian/tmp/ prefix

Drew Parsons dparsons at debian.org
Sat Jul 16 07:34:05 UTC 2016

severity 815506 important

On Mon, 22 Feb 2016 00:12:50 +0100 Felix Geyer <fgeyer at debian.org>
> For example this d/not-installed file doesn't work:
> usr/bin/passenger-install-nginx-module
> While this works:
> debian/tmp/usr/bin/passenger-install-nginx-module
> This seems unnecessary and is not documented.
> It would be great if dh_install could add the prefix automatically.

It's even worse than that.  debhelper now no longer installs by default
into debian/tmp, but into individual package subdirs, so Felix's
workaround does not work.

The debian/not-installed feature of dh_install does not work as

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