Section: Debhelper (1)
dh_auto_build - automatically builds a package
[build system options
] [debhelper options
] [-- params
is a debhelper program that tries to automatically build a
package. It does so by running the appropriate command for the build system
it detects the package uses. For example, if a Makefile
is found, this is
done by running make
, if the environment variable is set). If
there's a setup.py
, or Build.PL
, it is run to build the package.
This is intended to work for about 90% of packages. If it doesn't work,
you're encouraged to skip using dh_auto_build at all, and just run the
build process manually.
See "BUILD SYSTEM OPTIONS
" in debhelper
(7) for a list of common build
system selection and control options.
- -- params
Pass params to the program that is run, after the parameters that
dh_auto_build usually passes.
This program is a part of debhelper.
Joey Hess <email@example.com