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authorjoey <joey>2002-06-20 01:31:47 +0000
committerjoey <joey>2002-06-20 01:31:47 +0000
commit3c36c2532c3907f0a315d9010654176e8e9fc319 (patch)
tree70b62139d1778f1d91e390401f5c7499c0ff622e /debhelper.pod
parent89e2b47d7d18354a701733b401e613ed84acd8ee (diff)
r532: * Added --mainpackage= option, of use in some kernel modules packages.
* dh_gencontrol only needs to pass -p to dpkg-gencontrol if there is more than one package in debian/control. This makes it a bit more flexible in some cases.
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@@ -113,6 +113,13 @@ the package as one that should be acted on.
Use "tmpdir" for package build directory. The default is debian/<package>
+=item B<--mainpackage=>I<package>
+
+This little-used option changes the package which debhelper considers the
+"main package", that is, the first one listed in debian/control, and the
+one for which debian/foo files can be used instead of the usual
+debian/package.foo files.
+
=back
=head1 COMMON DEBHELPER OPTIONS