Jan Dvorak mordae at
Sun Jun 8 14:52:49 PDT 2008

Hi there,

> It is very hard to remove all those things cleanly, once they find their
> way into the build. Better to  nip them in the beginning, with a optional
> global setting.

that's probably the reason why Debian installs full packages into DESTDIR 
and then separates the resulting files into libraries, binaries, dev files 
and various types of docs. This stuff can be automated if you don't have a 
problem with writing a few lines in bash.

More information about the hlfs-dev mailing list