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authorModestas Vainius <>2009-03-23 02:23:17 +0200
committerJoey Hess <>2009-03-23 14:59:13 -0400
commit66c68aa531bc5a1739be40c25483f036022de7a1 (patch)
tree4eb57b19e070a427bdffdf94a7308c45c62aa8b8 /debhelper.pod
parentce53a5276c9f3a388dce10f442c3c1659e3bccdb (diff)
Add a global --remaining-packages option.
Add a global --remaining-packages option which allows to skip the command on the packages which it has already been run on (i.e. if the command helper is already present in the package debhelper log). Signed-off-by: Modestas Vainius <>
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@@ -118,6 +118,14 @@ are not architecture independent.
Do not act on the specified package even if an -a, -i, or -p option lists
the package as one that should be acted on.
+=item B<--remaining-packages>
+Do not act on the packages which have already been acted on by this debhelper
+command earlier (i.e. if the command is present in the package debhelper log).
+For example, if you need to call the command with special options only for a
+couple of binary packages, pass this option to the last call of the command to
+process the rest of packages with default settings.
=item B<--ignore=>I<file>
Ignore the specified file. This can be used if debian/ contains a debhelper