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authorJoey Hess <>2009-11-04 20:47:13 -0500
committerJoey Hess <>2009-11-04 20:47:13 -0500
commit2bdc9c148086492202c995d12becbc76abb3d569 (patch)
treeabe57fbb2761362be568c625d530655fa64c1e93 /dh_shlibdeps
parentbbcbadbef84f4d789f9e21964757ab622f11e6ed (diff)
Add deprecation warnings for -u to the documentation, since putting options after -- is much more sane. (However, -u will not go away any time soon.) Closes: #554509
Diffstat (limited to 'dh_shlibdeps')
1 files changed, 9 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/dh_shlibdeps b/dh_shlibdeps
index e5f73cb..91930d7 100755
--- a/dh_shlibdeps
+++ b/dh_shlibdeps
@@ -27,12 +27,6 @@ a list of ELF executables and shared libraries it has found.
=over 4
-=item B<-u>I<params>, B<--dpkg-shlibdeps-params=>I<params>
-=item B<--> I<params>
-Pass "params" to L<dpkg-shlibdeps(1)>.
=item B<-X>I<item>, B<--exclude=>I<item>
Exclude files that contain "item" anywhere in their filename from being
@@ -40,6 +34,15 @@ passed to dpkg-shlibdeps. This will make their dependencies be ignored.
This may be useful in some situations, but use it with caution. This option
may be used more than once to exclude more than one thing.
+=item B<--> I<params>
+Pass "params" to L<dpkg-shlibdeps(1)>.
+=item B<-u>I<params>, B<--dpkg-shlibdeps-params=>I<params>
+This is another way to pass I<params> to L<dpkg-deb(1)>.
+It is deprecated; use B<--> instead.
=item B<-l>I<directory>[:directory:directory:..]
With recent versions of dpkg-shlibdeps, this option is generally not