|author||David Prévot <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2010-10-19 18:54:32 -0400|
|committer||Joey Hess <email@example.com>||2010-11-02 22:22:46 -0400|
Apply manual pages conventions
As advised in man(1), always use: B<bold text> type exactly as shown. I<italic text> replace with appropriate argument. s/debian/Debian/ if needed. s/ / / also. s/perl/Perl/ s/python/Python/ and s/emacs/Emacs/ too.
Diffstat (limited to 'dh_auto_configure')
1 files changed, 9 insertions, 9 deletions
diff --git a/dh_auto_configure b/dh_auto_configure
index 6b6b58f..daf5ed0 100755
@@ -15,30 +15,30 @@ B<dh_auto_configure> [S<I<build system options>>] [S<I<debhelper options>>] [S<B
-dh_auto_configure is a debhelper program that tries to automatically
+B<dh_auto_configure> is a debhelper program that tries to automatically
configure a package prior to building. It does so by running the
appropriate command for the build system it detects the package uses.
-For example, it looks for and runs a ./configure script, Makefile.PL,
-Build.PL, or cmake. A standard set of parameters is determined and passed
+For example, it looks for and runs a F<./configure> script, F<Makefile.PL>,
+F<Build.PL>, or F<cmake>. A standard set of parameters is determined and passed
to the program that is run. Some build systems, such as make, do not
-need a configure step; for these dh_auto_configure will exit without
+need a configure step; for these B<dh_auto_configure> will exit without
This is intended to work for about 90% of packages. If it doesn't work,
-you're encouraged to skip using dh_auto_configure at all, and just run
-./configure or its equivalent manually.
+you're encouraged to skip using B<dh_auto_configure> at all, and just run
+F<./configure> or its equivalent manually.
-See L<debhelper(7)/BUILD SYSTEM OPTIONS> for a list of common build
+See L<debhelper(7)/B<BUILD SYSTEM OPTIONS>> for a list of common build
system selection and control options.
=item B<--> I<params>
-Pass "params" to the program that is run, after the standard
-parameters that dh_auto_configure passes. This can be used to supplement
+Pass I<params> to the program that is run, after the standard
+parameters that B<dh_auto_configure> passes. This can be used to supplement
or override those parameters. For example:
dh_auto_configure -- --with-foo --enable-bar