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authorJoey Hess <joey@kitenet.net>2012-05-15 12:46:08 -0400
committerJoey Hess <joey@kitenet.net>2012-05-15 12:46:08 -0400
commit764e525d1625fc2b68a4eb225a5e9b09fec3bbd9 (patch)
tree8ebd7c59f3237e6530a41ced8274dff1b46b0707
parent9937aa5365a3c98adc77d48e5103be0af3c41855 (diff)
dh_link: Doc improvement. Closes: #672988
-rw-r--r--debian/changelog1
-rwxr-xr-xdh_link2
2 files changed, 3 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/debian/changelog b/debian/changelog
index b0c2983..4709955 100644
--- a/debian/changelog
+++ b/debian/changelog
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@
debhelper (9.20120514) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* Fix versioned dependency on dpkg for xz options. Closes: #672895
+ * dh_link: Doc improvement. Closes: #672988
-- Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> Mon, 14 May 2012 11:36:06 -0400
diff --git a/dh_link b/dh_link
index 8941412..db4aea8 100755
--- a/dh_link
+++ b/dh_link
@@ -33,6 +33,8 @@ when policy says they should be absolute, and relative links with as short
a path as possible. It will also create any subdirectories it needs to to put
the symlinks in.
+Any pre-existing destination files will be replaced with symlinks.
+
B<dh_link> also scans the package build tree for existing symlinks which do not
conform to Debian policy, and corrects them (v4 or later).