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authorJoey Hess <>2011-11-07 13:52:00 -0400
committerJoey Hess <>2011-11-07 13:52:00 -0400
commit7b8b4bd6dd7d26a4d9fbe62490cc7b2c722cc603 (patch)
treeac7454d2d2f80c0c361f9c5a9193384241236ece /debhelper.pod
parent53d7a9a22c1fb539558ca39dacc4bef8a02dca01 (diff)
dh_strip: In v9, pass --compress-debug-sections to objcopy. Needs a new enough binutils and gdb; debhelper backport may need to disable this. Thanks, Aurelien Jarno and Bastien ROUCARIES. Closes: #631985
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diff --git a/debhelper.pod b/debhelper.pod
index b85bc1a..98da736 100644
--- a/debhelper.pod
+++ b/debhelper.pod
@@ -481,6 +481,11 @@ explicit binary target with explicit dependencies on the other targets.
=item -
+B<dh_strip> compresses debugging symbol files to reduce the installed
+size of -dbg packages.
+=item -
B<dh_auto_configure> does not include the source package name
in --libexecdir when using autoconf.