dh_auto_build - automatically builds a package
[build system 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
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
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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>