|author||joey <joey>||2001-09-06 04:49:39 +0000|
|committer||joey <joey>||2001-09-06 04:49:39 +0000|
r490: another inexplicable megacommit
Diffstat (limited to 'dh_makeshlibs')
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/dh_makeshlibs b/dh_makeshlibs
index 1e5dd79..01dd082 100755
@@ -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.