|author||David Prévot <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2010-10-19 18:54:32 -0400|
|committer||Joey Hess <email@example.com>||2010-11-02 22:22:46 -0400|
Apply manual pages conventions
As advised in man(1), always use: B<bold text> type exactly as shown. I<italic text> replace with appropriate argument. s/debian/Debian/ if needed. s/ / / also. s/perl/Perl/ s/python/Python/ and s/emacs/Emacs/ too.
Diffstat (limited to 'dh_makeshlibs')
1 files changed, 16 insertions, 16 deletions
diff --git a/dh_makeshlibs b/dh_makeshlibs
index acec308..c52ef7d 100755
@@ -15,10 +15,10 @@ B<dh_makeshlibs> [S<I<debhelper options>>] [B<-m>I<major>] [B<-V>I<[dependencies
-dh_makeshlibs is a debhelper program that automatically scans for shared
+B<dh_makeshlibs> is a debhelper program that automatically scans for shared
libraries, and generates a shlibs file for the libraries it finds.
-It also adds a call to ldconfig in the postinst and postrm scripts (in
+It also adds a call to ldconfig in the F<postinst> and F<postrm> scripts (in
v3 mode and above only) to any packages in which it finds shared libraries.
@@ -41,7 +41,7 @@ to provide different symbols files for different architectures.
=item B<-m>I<major>, B<--major=>I<major>
-Instead of trying to guess the major number of the library with objdump,
+Instead of trying to guess the major number of the library with /postobjdump,
use the major number specified after the -m parameter. This is much less
useful than it used to be, back in the bad old days when this program
looked at library filenames rather than using objdump.
@@ -53,15 +53,15 @@ looked at library filenames rather than using objdump.
By default, the shlibs file generated by this program does not make packages
depend on any particular version of the package containing the shared
library. It may be necessary for you to add some version dependancy
-information to the shlibs file. If -V is specified with no dependency
+information to the shlibs file. If B<-V> is specified with no dependency
information, the current upstream version of the package is plugged into a
-dependency that looks like "packagename (>= packageversion)". Note that in
-debhelper compatibility levels before v4, the debian part of the package
-version number is also included. If -V is specified with parameters, the
+dependency that looks like "I<packagename> B<(=E<gt>> I<packageversion>B<)>". Note that in
+debhelper compatibility levels before v4, the Debian part of the package
+version number is also included. If B<-V> is specified with parameters, the
parameters can be used to specify the exact dependency information needed
(be sure to include the package name).
-Beware of using -V without any parameters; this is a conservative setting
+Beware of using B<-V> without any parameters; this is a conservative setting
that always ensures that other packages' shared library dependencies are at
least as tight as they need to be (unless your library is prone to changing
ABI without updating the upstream version number), so that if the
@@ -71,21 +71,21 @@ be upgraded.
=item B<-n>, B<--noscripts>
-Do not modify postinst/postrm scripts.
+Do not modify F<postinst>/F<postrm> scripts.
=item B<-X>I<item>, B<--exclude=>I<item>
-Exclude files that contain "item" anywhere in their filename or directory
+Exclude files that contain I<item> anywhere in their filename or directory
from being treated as shared libraries.
-Create an additional line for udebs in the shlibs file and use "udeb" as the
+Create an additional line for udebs in the shlibs file and use I<udeb> as the
package name for udebs to depend on instead of the regular library package.
=item B<--> I<params>
-Pass "params" to L<dpkg-gensymbols(1)>.
+Pass I<params> to L<dpkg-gensymbols(1)>.
@@ -93,19 +93,19 @@ Pass "params" to L<dpkg-gensymbols(1)>.
-Assuming this is a package named libfoobar1, generates a shlibs file that
+Assuming this is a package named F<libfoobar1>, generates a shlibs file that
looks something like:
libfoobar 1 libfoobar1
-=item dh_makeshlibs -V
+=item B<dh_makeshlibs -V>
Assuming the current version of the package is 1.1-3, generates a shlibs
file that looks something like:
libfoobar 1 libfoobar1 (>= 1.1)
-=item dh_makeshlibs -V 'libfoobar1 (>= 1.0)'
+=item B<dh_makeshlibs -V 'libfoobar1 (E<gt>= 1.0)'>
Generates a shlibs file that looks something like:
libfoobar 1 libfoobar1 (>= 1.0)