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authorJoey Hess <>2009-11-04 20:47:13 -0500
committerJoey Hess <>2009-11-04 20:47:13 -0500
commit2bdc9c148086492202c995d12becbc76abb3d569 (patch)
treeabe57fbb2761362be568c625d530655fa64c1e93 /dh_builddeb
parentbbcbadbef84f4d789f9e21964757ab622f11e6ed (diff)
Add deprecation warnings for -u to the documentation, since putting options after -- is much more sane. (However, -u will not go away any time soon.) Closes: #554509
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1 files changed, 5 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/dh_builddeb b/dh_builddeb
index 3547649..3477f25 100755
--- a/dh_builddeb
+++ b/dh_builddeb
@@ -32,13 +32,16 @@ other than the default of ".."
Use this if you want to force the generated .deb file to have a particular
file name. Does not work well if more than one .deb is generated!
-=item B<-u>I<params>
=item B<--> I<params>
Pass I<params> to L<dpkg-deb(1)> when it is used to build the
+=item B<-u>I<params>
+This is another way to pass I<params> to L<dpkg-deb(1)>.
+It is deprecated; use B<--> instead.