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authorJoey Hess <>2012-05-15 12:46:08 -0400
committerJoey Hess <>2012-05-15 12:46:08 -0400
commit764e525d1625fc2b68a4eb225a5e9b09fec3bbd9 (patch)
tree8ebd7c59f3237e6530a41ced8274dff1b46b0707 /dh_link
parent9937aa5365a3c98adc77d48e5103be0af3c41855 (diff)
dh_link: Doc improvement. Closes: #672988
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@@ -33,6 +33,8 @@ when policy says they should be absolute, and relative links with as short
a path as possible. It will also create any subdirectories it needs to to put
the symlinks in.
+Any pre-existing destination files will be replaced with symlinks.
B<dh_link> also scans the package build tree for existing symlinks which do not
conform to Debian policy, and corrects them (v4 or later).