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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_installmodules
parent6951ac79834dc1fe44b235d0863e282af2e08db0 (diff)
Add FILES sections to man pages. Closes: #545041
Diffstat (limited to 'dh_installmodules')
1 files changed, 17 insertions, 17 deletions
diff --git a/dh_installmodules b/dh_installmodules
index 475d838..6799a12 100755
--- a/dh_installmodules
+++ b/dh_installmodules
@@ -20,25 +20,26 @@ B<dh_installmodules> [S<I<debhelper options>>] [B<-n>] [B<--name=>I<name>]
dh_installmodules is a debhelper program that is responsible for
registering kernel modules.
-Files named debian/package.modprobe will be installed in
-etc/modprobe.d/package.conf in the package build directory, to be used by
-module-init-tools's version of modprobe.
Kernel modules are searched for in the package build directory and if
found, postinst and postrm commands are automatically generated to
run depmod and register the modules when the package is installed.
-These commands are inserted into the maintainer scripts by dh_installdeb.
-See L<dh_installdeb(1)> for an explanation of how this works.
+These commands are inserted into the maintainer scripts by
+=head1 FILES
+=over 4
-Previous versions of dh_installmodules installed files named
-etc/modprobe.d/package, code is added to the preinst and postinst to
-handle the upgrade from the old location.
+=item debian/I<package>.modprobe
-Previous versions of dh_installmodules also supported
-files named debian/package.modules, which were installed into
-etc/modutils/package in the package build directory. This was for use by
-modutils, which is no longer in Debian. dh_installmodules will warn about
-such files now.
+Installed to etc/modprobe.d/I<package>.conf in the package build directory.
+=item debian/I<package>.modules
+These files were installed for use by modutils, but are now not used
+and dh_installmodules will warn if these files are present.
=head1 OPTIONS
@@ -51,9 +52,8 @@ Do not modify postinst/postrm scripts.
=item B<--name=>I<name>
When this parameter is used, dh_installmodules looks for and
-installs files named debian/ and
-debian/ instead of the usual
-debian/package.modules and debian/package.modprobe
+installs files named debian/I<package>.I<name>.modprobe instead
+of the usual debian/I<package>.modprobe