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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_makeshlibs
parent6951ac79834dc1fe44b235d0863e282af2e08db0 (diff)
Add FILES sections to man pages. Closes: #545041
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1 files changed, 13 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/dh_makeshlibs b/dh_makeshlibs
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--- a/dh_makeshlibs
+++ b/dh_makeshlibs
@@ -21,9 +21,19 @@ 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
V3 mode and above only) to any packages in which it finds shared libraries.
-If a L<dpkg-gensymbols(1)> symbol file is found in debian/package.symbols
-(or debian/package.symbols.arch), dpkg-gensymbols will be called
-to process and install the symbols file.
+=head1 FILES
+=over 4
+=item debian/I<package>.symbols
+=item debian/I<package>.symbols.I<arch>
+These symbols files, if present, are passed to L<dpkg-gensymbols(1)> to
+be processed and installed. Use the I<arch> specific names if you need
+to provide different symbols files for different architectures.
=head1 OPTIONS