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authorJoey Hess <>2011-09-26 20:49:08 -0400
committerJoey Hess <>2011-09-26 20:49:08 -0400
commit1299ec87e7de326aadaf8a4e5e0645ddb5bd6f9b (patch)
treee62bb322b82e79147536f8a048e51a4e7356f4f2 /debhelper.pod
parent7a5f04d7144fd1989400aade0c8ffe584f6b03bb (diff)
Mention in debhelper(7) that buildsystem options are typically passed to dh. Closes: #643069
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@@ -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.
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