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authorJoey Hess <>2009-09-08 17:58:18 -0400
committerJoey Hess <>2009-09-08 17:58:18 -0400
commit1c5a972e96705d4157117bf9e854ddf06c340adc (patch)
tree4feef06168e0a2b90861ad1913454a0dad93e29a /dh_installdocs
parent7e3a133029e9cbb6fb133c7074ad1bb53a5947e9 (diff)
dh_installdocs: Add --link-doc option that can be used to link documentation directories. This is easier to use and more flexible than the old method of running dh_link first to make a broken symlink. Closes: #545676 Thanks, Colin Watson
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@@ -85,6 +85,10 @@ option will have no effect on packages with linked documentation
directories, and copyright, changelog, README.Debian, and TODO files will
not be installed.
+(An older method to accomplish the same thing, which is still supported,
+is to make the documentation directory of a package be a dangling symlink,
+before calling dh_installdocs.)
=item I<file ...>
Install these files as documentation into the first package acted on. (Or