DH_AUTO_BUILD

Section: Debhelper (1)
Updated: 2020-07-27
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NAME

dh_auto_build - automatically builds a package  

SYNOPSIS

dh_auto_build [build system options] [debhelper options] [-- params]  

DESCRIPTION

dh_auto_build 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 (or 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.  

OPTIONS

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.
 

SEE ALSO

debhelper(7)

This program is a part of debhelper.  

AUTHOR

Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>


 

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