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authorjoey <joey>2005-04-22 15:27:55 +0000
committerjoey <joey>2005-04-22 15:27:55 +0000
commitd721a00f78677b0f8d0c7ece96e5e732115e05ba (patch)
treec83c5dd796716d2c6b1d5f3ff7efc381ae5da2fb /debhelper.pod
parentedfc0cb9722290ab2a756ebfd40a9a45f74014ab (diff)
r1753: * The infinite number of monkeys release.
* dh_md5sums: don't crash if PWD contains an apostrophe. Closes: #305226
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diff --git a/debhelper.pod b/debhelper.pod
index 285ec1b..1aeec09 100644
--- a/debhelper.pod
+++ b/debhelper.pod
@@ -237,22 +237,22 @@ act on.
From time to time, major non-backwards-compatible changes need to be made
to debhelper, to keep it clean and well-designed as needs change and its
author gains more experience. To prevent such major changes from breaking
-existing packages, the concept of debhelper compatability levels was
-introduced. You tell debhelper which compatability level it should use, and
+existing packages, the concept of debhelper compatibility levels was
+introduced. You tell debhelper which compatibility level it should use, and
it modifies its behavior in various ways.
-You tell debhelper what compatability level to use by writing a number to
+Tell debhelper what compatibility level to use by writing a number to
debian/compat. For example, to turn on V4 mode:
% echo 4 > debian/compat
-These are the available compatablity levels:
+These are the available compatibility levels:
=over 4
=item V1
-This is the original debhelper compatability level, and so it is the default
+This is the original debhelper compatibility level, and so it is the default
one. In this mode, debhelper will use debian/tmp as the package tree
directory for the first binary package listed in the control file, while using
debian/<package> for all other packages listed in the control file.
@@ -286,7 +286,7 @@ Every file in etc/ is automatically flagged as a conffile by dh_installdeb.
=item V4
-This is the reccommended mode of operation. It does everything V3 does,
+This is the recommended mode of operation. It does everything V3 does,
plus:
=over 8
@@ -294,7 +294,7 @@ plus:
=item -
dh_makeshlibs -V will not include the debian part of the version number in
-the generated dependancy line in the shlibs file.
+the generated dependency line in the shlibs file.
=item -
@@ -344,9 +344,9 @@ debian/<package>/usr/lib/menu/ before installing the menu files, etc.
Once your package uses debhelper to build, be sure to add
debhelper to your Build-Depends line in debian/control. You should
-build-depend on a verson of debhelper equal to (or greater than) the
-debhelper compatability level your package uses. So if your package used
-compatability level 4:
+build-depend on a version of debhelper equal to (or greater than) the
+debhelper compatibility level your package uses. So if your package used
+compatibility level 4:
Build-Depends: debhelper (>= 4)