[debhelper-devel] Bug#872745: Bug#872745: dh_install: now bails for missing files in disabled packages

Samuel Thibault sthibault at debian.org
Sun Aug 27 14:14:58 UTC 2017


Helmut Grohne, on dim. 27 août 2017 16:01:33 +0200, wrote:
> I still favour the approach. If I can write lots of dh_install -p lines
> and have dh skip them based on profiles, that saves conditionals on
> behalf of the maintainer. Similarly, debian/*.install files are skipped
> based on profiles. I don't think the buildlabel approach works here,
> because it's about different configurations of the build. With n
> profiles you could have 2^n buildlabels.

I completely second that :) dh_install&such lines conditionals become
very hairy with build profiles, while that's redundant with
debian/control information.


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