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authorjoey <joey>1999-11-23 21:56:41 +0000
committerjoey <joey>1999-11-23 21:56:41 +0000
commitb0ebd80067950b5ef61fd4344a88a8bf53ee31ef (patch)
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parentbfa605b326b0b75a11f8b537458fae176e0cc7d6 (diff)
r308: * dh_suidregister: Die with understandable error message if asked to
act on files that don't exist. * dh_installchangelogs: to comply with policy, if it's told to act on a html changelog, it installs it as changelog.html.gz and dumps a plain text version to changelog.gz. The dumping is done with lynx. (Closes: #51099) * Dh_Getopt.pm: Modified it so any options specified after -- are added to U_PARAMS. This means that instead of passing '-u"something nasty"' to dh_gencontrol and the like, you can pass '-- something nasty' without fiddling to get the quoting right, etc.
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@@ -34,6 +34,8 @@ The autoscript() function (see below) is one easy way to do this.
dh_installdeb is an exception, it will run after the other commands and
merge these modifications into the actual postinst scripts.
+Debhelper programs should default to doing exactly what policy says to do.
+
There are always exceptions. Just ask me.
Introducing Dh_Lib.pm: