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Re: Lebel to Hex Value, 1.2.1 out, Debian package out too

On 14/11/05, Cyril Brulebois <cyril.brulebois@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Would it be easier just to add a simple install: section in debian/rules?
> > There's really not that much to install for GraphThing, and this will
> > keep things cleaner.
> >
> > Thoughts?
> 1. I'll have to edit the src/Makefile(|.in) to delete it's install:
> section, which leads to an error (attempt to access my own
> arborescence while building).

You shouldn't need to delete the install section in the existing
makefiles, as far as I know.

> 2. It could be forgotten if some day graphthing relies on plugin or
> whatever, and then need some plugin installation...

Yes - the extra files need to be considered.

> I think that I'll prefer a patch stored in debian/, neither irritating
> for you nor for other platforms, and if one day it does not apply, I'll
> have a look to the install: section in the Makefiles.

That's probably cleanest, in the short-term. I thought Debian did
funky automated things when packages used autoconf, etc., but I could
be dead wrong - I haven't packaged on Debian for a few years.


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