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authorjoey <joey>2001-09-06 04:49:39 +0000
committerjoey <joey>2001-09-06 04:49:39 +0000
commit88438fd0438628b5b021a0c82daa912cf0d1b068 (patch)
tree628051651b93a6bd4cfc77e8fe897ff9352dc43e /dh_makeshlibs
parente89cb7d9e12eb95b00b5d5f0b60b094fa9b217bc (diff)
r490: another inexplicable megacommit
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@@ -46,6 +46,12 @@ dependancy that looks like "packagename (>= packageversion)". If -V is
specified with parameters, the parameters can be used to specify the exact
dependancy information needed (be sure to include the package name).
+Beware of using -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, so that if the maintainer screws up then
+they won't break. The flip side is that packages might end up with
+dependencies that are too tight and so find it harder to be upgraded.
+
=item B<-n>, B<--noscripts>
Do not modify postinst/postrm scripts.