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NAMEdh_auto_install - automatically runs make install or similar
SYNOPSISdh_auto_install [build system options] [debhelper options] [-- params]
DESCRIPTIONdh_auto_install is a debhelper program that tries to automatically install built files. It does so by running the appropriate command for the build system it detects the package uses. For example, if there's a Makefile and it contains a install target, then this is done by running make (or
Unless --destdir option is specified, the files are installed into debian/package/ if there is only one binary package. In the multiple binary package case, the files are instead installed into debian/tmp/, and should be moved from there to the appropriate package build directory using dh_install(1).
This is intended to work for about 90% of packages. If it doesn't work, or tries to use the wrong install target, you're encouraged to skip using dh_auto_install at all, and just run make install manually.
Install files into the specified directory. If this option is not specified,
destination directory is determined automatically as described in the
- -- params
- Pass params to the program that is run, after the parameters that dh_auto_install usually passes.
This program is a part of debhelper.