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authorJoey Hess <>2009-09-04 16:50:49 -0400
committerJoey Hess <>2009-09-04 16:50:49 -0400
commita243946176b92b5fafd84f43d5a455551cf27210 (patch)
tree843f96a23362676a098a5b06584c3525ecea383a /dh_installexamples
parent6951ac79834dc1fe44b235d0863e282af2e08db0 (diff)
Add FILES sections to man pages. Closes: #545041
Diffstat (limited to 'dh_installexamples')
1 files changed, 13 insertions, 10 deletions
diff --git a/dh_installexamples b/dh_installexamples
index 3e5e089..d210f4f 100755
--- a/dh_installexamples
+++ b/dh_installexamples
@@ -19,12 +19,15 @@ dh_installexamples is a debhelper program that is responsible for
installing examples into usr/share/doc/package/examples in package
build directories.
-Any file names specified as parameters will be installed into the first
-package dh_installexamples is told to act on. By default, this is the first
-binary package in debian/control, but if you use -p, -i, or -a flags, it
-will be the first package specified by those flags.
+=head1 OPTIONS
+=over 4
-Files named debian/package.examples can list other files to be installed.
+=item debian/I<package>.examples
+Lists example files or directories to be installed.
=head1 OPTIONS
@@ -35,16 +38,16 @@ Files named debian/package.examples can list other files to be installed.
Install any files specified by command line parameters in ALL packages
acted on.
-=item I<file ...>
-Install these files as examples into the first package acted on. (Or into
-all packages if -A is specified.)
=item B<-Xitem>, B<--exclude=item>
Exclude files that contain "item" anywhere in their filename from
being installed.
+=item I<file ...>
+Install these files (or directories) as examples into the first package
+acted on. (Or into all packages if -A is specified.)
=head1 NOTES