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authorJoey Hess <>2009-06-12 20:33:18 -0400
committerJoey Hess <>2009-06-12 20:33:18 -0400
commit965b84db3e3d68902a836ad8faaadca8ef6ac961 (patch)
treed01149d01b4901a7da73ad348bcc92d5afb993a6 /dh_install
parent69e898ae9f320e1bf812622e98c92f6949853b6e (diff)
clarify wording re source files
Diffstat (limited to 'dh_install')
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/dh_install b/dh_install
index 1483d27..5a3a7f5 100755
--- a/dh_install
+++ b/dh_install
@@ -86,8 +86,9 @@ warned about.
=item B<--sourcedir=dir>
-Makes all source files be found under dir. If this is specified, it is
-akin to all the source filenames having "dir/" prepended to them.
+Makes all files to be installed be found under dir. If this is
+specified, it is akin to all the filenames having "dir/" prepended
+to them.
To make dh_install behave like the old dh_movefiles, move your
package.files file to package.install and call dh_install with