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authorJoey Hess <>2012-09-04 16:36:18 -0400
committerJoey Hess <>2012-09-04 16:36:18 -0400
commitf7c9099e88846f7c117aa592f5119911f03e71e5 (patch)
treee8a3986b3ccdc35fb84780cefa6e9102ec7db84e /debhelper.pod
parent6d9e06bdf3ff78966dd5426f58bdcf30ecc67f4c (diff)
Improve -X documentation. Closes: #686696
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@@ -185,7 +185,8 @@ Do not modify F<postinst>, F<postrm>, etc. scripts.
=item B<-X>I<item>, B<--exclude=>I<item>
Exclude an item from processing. This option may be used multiple times,
-to exclude more than one thing.
+to exclude more than one thing. The \fIitem\fR is typically part of a
+filename, and any file containing the specified text will be excluded.
=item B<-A>, B<--all>