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authorjoey <joey>2003-07-07 00:30:40 +0000
committerjoey <joey>2003-07-07 00:30:40 +0000
commit4fa5eb9a9dfdf9fb77dabee86a9eded5f2bc1673 (patch)
tree23b5d0aac85bcb40245f985014cb8d771cbb9ca6 /debhelper.pod
parent8627252ea4d68d0d09381324662a071c358f6066 (diff)
r595: * dh_clean: Clean the *.debhelper temp files on a per-package basis, in
case dh_clean is run on one package at a time. * Removed the debian/substvars removal code entirely. It was only there to deal with half-built trees built with debhelper << 3.0.30
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@@ -47,10 +47,12 @@ be used to configure the behavior of specific debhelper commands. These
files are typically named debian/package.foo (where "package" of course,
is replaced with the package that is being acted on).
-For example,
-dh_installdocs uses files named debian/package.docs to list the documentation
-files it will install. See the man pages of individual commands for details
-about the names and formats of the files they use.
+For example, dh_installdocs uses files named debian/package.docs to list
+the documentation files it will install. See the man pages of individual
+commands for details about the names and formats of the files they use.
+Generally, these files will list files to act on, one file per line. Some
+programs in debhelper use pairs of files and destinations or slightly more
+complicated formats.
Note that if a package is the first (or only) binary package listed in
debian/control, debhelper will use debian/foo if no debian/package.foo