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authorJoey Hess <joey@kitenet.net>2011-09-26 20:49:08 -0400
committerJoey Hess <joey@kitenet.net>2011-09-26 20:49:08 -0400
commit1299ec87e7de326aadaf8a4e5e0645ddb5bd6f9b (patch)
treee62bb322b82e79147536f8a048e51a4e7356f4f2
parent7a5f04d7144fd1989400aade0c8ffe584f6b03bb (diff)
Mention in debhelper(7) that buildsystem options are typically passed to dh. Closes: #643069
-rw-r--r--debhelper.pod2
-rw-r--r--debian/changelog2
2 files changed, 4 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/debhelper.pod b/debhelper.pod
index 15f7ec2..a896bb5 100644
--- a/debhelper.pod
+++ b/debhelper.pod
@@ -195,6 +195,8 @@ The following command line options are supported by all of the B<dh_auto_>I<*>
debhelper programs. These programs support a variety of build systems,
and normally heuristically determine which to use, and how to use them.
You can use these command line options to override the default behavior.
+Typically these are passed to L<dh(1)>, which then passes them to all the
+B<dh_auto_>I<*> programs.
=over 4
diff --git a/debian/changelog b/debian/changelog
index c7fb57d..1c4f2c9 100644
--- a/debian/changelog
+++ b/debian/changelog
@@ -5,6 +5,8 @@ debhelper (8.9.8) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* dh: Avoid compat deprecation warning before option parsing.
Closes: #641361
* Clarify description of dh_auto_* -- params. Closes: #642786
+ * Mention in debhelper(7) that buildsystem options are typically passed
+ to dh. Closes: #643069
-- Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> Mon, 12 Sep 2011 13:35:52 -0400