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Nicolas Boulenguez:
> Package: debhelper
> Version: 11.1.6
> Severity: wishlist
> Tags: patch
> In, "sub log_installed_files" starts with:
>   return if $dh{NO_ACT};
> I suggest
>   return if $dh{NO_ACT} or not @patterns;
> instead so that the file is only created if it is useful.
> (seen with DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS=nodoc dh_installinfo).

Those empty files are quite deliberate as dh_missing informs you which
tools reported that they would install files.

See also "Logging helpers and dh_missing:" in doc/PROGRAMMING, which
describes the interface between dh_missing and dh_install* helpers.


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