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authorJoey Hess <joey@gnu.kitenet.net>2009-06-28 15:01:04 -0400
committerJoey Hess <joey@gnu.kitenet.net>2009-06-28 15:01:04 -0400
commite0ed03ff224ee3a8053094f02bcd02d4dd3fa358 (patch)
tree985fc37dc455372b3857a6d302860bcbf4b5bbdb /dh_auto_build
parent55a176113de2b1923c62774779bb9e069d88021d (diff)
Revert "Update dh_auto documentation."
I'm reverting the documentation addition to try doing it myself, more simply and less verbosely. This reverts commit 962a2e10c930e3504ea1c0327be2fdf70d53023e. Conflicts: dh_auto.pod
Diffstat (limited to 'dh_auto_build')
-rwxr-xr-xdh_auto_build34
1 files changed, 11 insertions, 23 deletions
diff --git a/dh_auto_build b/dh_auto_build
index d16694c..56b9b5f 100755
--- a/dh_auto_build
+++ b/dh_auto_build
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
=head1 NAME
-dh_auto_build - build package sources
+dh_auto_build - automatically builds a package
=cut
@@ -11,21 +11,18 @@ use Debian::Debhelper::Dh_Buildsystems;
=head1 SYNOPSIS
-B<dh_auto_build> [S<I<debhelper options>>] [S<I<dh_auto options>>] [S<B<--> I<params>>]
+B<dh_auto_build> [S<I<debhelper options>>] [S<B<--> I<params>>]
=head1 DESCRIPTION
-dh_auto_build is a debhelper program that is responsible for the I<build> step
-of the L<dh_auto(7)> building process. Typically, this is the point when
-package sources are compiled into binaries or otherwise transformed into ready
-to use format. Files produced throughout this step are put to the build
-directory.
+dh_auto_build is a debhelper program that tries to automatically
+build a package. If a Makefile is found, this is done by running make (or
+MAKE, if the environment variable is set).
+If there's a setup.py, or Build.PL, it is run to build the package.
-You can pass additional parameters via I<params>. However, if dh_auto_build
-does not meet your needs or does not work, it is safe to skip/override it
-entirely and build the package with custom commands.
-
-#DH_AUTO SHARED OPTIONS#
+This is intended to work for about 90% of packages. If it doesn't work,
+you're encouraged to skip using dh_auto_build at all, and just run the
+build process manually.
=head1 OPTIONS
@@ -38,11 +35,6 @@ or override any standard parameters that dh_auto_build passes.
=back
-=head1 SUPPORTED BUILD SYSTEMS
-
-#SUPPORTED BUILD SYSTEMS INTRO#
-#SUPPORTED BUILD SYSTEMS LIST#
-
=cut
buildsystems_init();
@@ -50,16 +42,12 @@ buildsystems_do();
=head1 SEE ALSO
-L<dh_auto(7)>
-
L<debhelper(7)>
-This program is a part of debhelper and its dh_auto package source building
-suite.
+This program is a part of debhelper.
=head1 AUTHOR
- Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
- Modestas Vainius <modestas@vainius.eu>
+Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
=cut