On Thu, Sep 02, 2004 at 02:31:14PM +0200, Fabien COELHO wrote:

> This is to take into account Tom's view that distributions are often split
> with a separate "dev" package for developpements. For instance under
> Debian there are: postgresql, postgresql-client, postgresql-dev,
> postgresql-doc... So this target would help checking what files belong to
> what part of such split installation for the package maintainer.

What they do AFAIK is to run the biggest install target and then
classify in different packages using file and glob lists hardcoded in
the package specification.  Having more make targets does not help them.

At least that's how RPM packages are done.

Alvaro Herrera (<alvherre[a]dcc.uchile.cl>)
"I call it GNU/Linux. Except the GNU/ is silent." (Ben Reiter)

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