Diffstat (limited to 'dh_install')
1 files changed, 16 insertions, 9 deletions
@@ -24,15 +24,6 @@ those particular tasks. dh_install, then, is useful for installing everything
else, for which no particular intelligence is needed. It is a replacement for
the old dh_movefiles command.
-Files named debian/package.install list the files to install into each
-package and the directory they should be installed to. The format is a set
-of lines, where each line lists a file or files to install, and at the end
-of the line tells the directory it should be installed in. The name of the
-files (or directories) to install should be given relative to the current
-directory, while the installation directory is given relative to the
-package build directory. You may use wildcards in the names of the files to
-install (in v3 mode and above).
This program may be used in one of two ways. If you just have a file or two
that the upstream Makefile does not install for you, you can run dh_install
on them to move them into place. On the other hand, maybe you have a large
@@ -44,6 +35,22 @@ From debhelper compatibility level 7 on, dh_install will fall back to
looking in debian/tmp for files, if it doesn't find them in the current
directory (or whereever you've told it to look using --sourcedir).
+List the files to install into each package and the directory they should be
+installed to. The format is a set of lines, where each line lists a file or
+files to install, and at the end of the line tells the directory it should be
+installed in. The name of the files (or directories) to install should be given
+relative to the current directory, while the installation directory is given
+relative to the package build directory. You may use wildcards in the names of
+the files to install (in v3 mode and above).