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

Niels Thykier niels at thykier.net
Sat Jul 16 09:09:00 UTC 2016

Drew Parsons:
> On Sat, 2016-07-16 at 07:52 +0000, Niels Thykier wrote:
>> debhelper by default installs into debian/<package> for *single*
>> binary
>> package builds and to debian/tmp for *multi* binary builds.  This
>> behaviour has been unchanged for years.
>> If you see a different *default* behaviour, please file that as a
>> separate bug.
> Niels, I think you missed the point.  This bug is not about where
> dh_install installs files, it's about the debian/not-installed file and
> the failure of dh_install to not install the files listed within it.
> Drew
> [...]

My reply was to understand/refute your remark:

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.

And I do believe that it warrants a separate bug if what you say is true
(modulo my remark).


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