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authorJoey Hess <>2008-06-25 03:36:50 -0400
committerJoey Hess <>2008-06-25 03:36:50 -0400
commit63236db51d15d0e104c06f334e00c461d81dcbd9 (patch)
treee8af3079c55c531f0b0973bb86fa11b4da954008 /debhelper.pod
parent070f2212b29ee3370bf1627354666b602077b63d (diff)
Correct docs about dh_install and debian/tmp in v7 mode
* Correct docs about dh_install and debian/tmp in v7 mode. It first looks in the current directory, or whatever is configured with --srcdir. Then it always falls back to looking in debian/tmp. * Medium urgency to get this doc fix into testing.
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1 files changed, 4 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/debhelper.pod b/debhelper.pod
index 7b27606..e840d31 100644
--- a/debhelper.pod
+++ b/debhelper.pod
@@ -398,10 +398,10 @@ Changes from V6 are:
=item -
-dh_install, if --sourcedir is not specified, will first look for files in
-debian/tmp, and then will look in the current directory. This allows
-dh_install to interoperate with dh_auto_install without needing any special
+dh_install, will fall back to looking for files in debian/tmp if it doesn't
+find them in the current directory (or wherever you tell it look using
+--srcdir). This allows dh_install to interoperate with dh_auto_install,
+which installs to debian/tmp, without needing any special parameters.
=item -