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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_link
parent6951ac79834dc1fe44b235d0863e282af2e08db0 (diff)
Add FILES sections to man pages. Closes: #545041
Diffstat (limited to 'dh_link')
1 files changed, 10 insertions, 9 deletions
diff --git a/dh_link b/dh_link
index dc396dd..35f4371 100755
--- a/dh_link
+++ b/dh_link
@@ -24,15 +24,6 @@ files are the already existing files that will be symlinked from. The
destination files are the symlinks that will be created. There B<must> be
an equal number of source and destination files specified.
-The list can be specified in two ways. A file named debian/package.links
-can list pairs of files. If you use this file, you should put each pair
-of files on its own line, and separate the files within the pair with
-whitespace. Also, pairs of files can be specified as parameters - these
-pairs will only be created in the package build directory of the first
-package dh_link 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.
Be sure you B<do> specify the full filename to both the source and
destination files (unlike you would do if you were using something like
@@ -45,6 +36,16 @@ the symlinks in.
dh_link also scans the package build tree for existing symlinks which do not
conform to debian policy, and corrects them (v4 or later).
+=head1 FILES
+=over 4
+=item debian/I<package>.links
+Lists pairs of source and destination files to be symlinked. Each pair
+should be put on its own line, with the source and destination separated by
=head1 OPTIONS
=over 4