On Wed, 2011-06-01 at 02:19 +0200, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> On 11-05-31 at 09:40pm, oaubert-gu...@users.alioth.debian.org wrote:
> > +DEB_PYTHON_INSTALL_ARGS_ALL = --install-layout=deb
> Why do you add --install-layout=deb ?
It was indeed a try to remove the dh_python2 warning. It does not change
anything in the produced package, since install dir is overwritten by
CDBS. From my not-so-informed point of view however, since the
--install-layout=deb option was added specifically to help building
debian packages, CDBS should use it when possible, instead of specifying
its own dirs.

> I suspect because dh_python2 questions the CDBS routines.  But did you 
> experience any actual wrong result from the CDBS routines?
The produced package is actually working, even if building it generates
a warning. I do take warnings seriously, since it is a sign of something
not broken but which could have problems. I did not find any definitive
answer about the subject of dist-packages vs site-packages, so I did not
yet, as suggested, file a bug against python/dh_python2. I still do not
know if the warning is superfluous or valid.

Olivier



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