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-rw-r--r--debian/changelog4
-rwxr-xr-xdh_compress12
2 files changed, 9 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/debian/changelog b/debian/changelog
index 3093af1..1d0c5aa 100644
--- a/debian/changelog
+++ b/debian/changelog
@@ -1,8 +1,10 @@
debhelper (5.0.60) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* Debhelper is now developed in a git repository.
+ * Reword paragraph about debian/compress files to perhaps be more clear
+ about the debian/compress file. Closes: #448759
- -- Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> Mon, 22 Oct 2007 15:15:33 -0400
+ -- Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> Wed, 31 Oct 2007 12:58:35 -0400
debhelper (5.0.59) unstable; urgency=low
diff --git a/dh_compress b/dh_compress
index 4b65efb..d9758f0 100755
--- a/dh_compress
+++ b/dh_compress
@@ -28,12 +28,12 @@ usr/X11R6/man, files in usr/share/doc that are larger than 4k in size,
already compressed based on their extensions), and all changelog files. Plus
PCF fonts underneath usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/ and usr/share/fonts/X11/
-If a debian/package.compress file exists, however, it will be ran as a shell
-script, and all filenames that the shell script outputs will be compressed
-instead of the default files. The shell script will be run from
-inside the package build directory. Note though that using -X is a much
-better idea in general; you should only use a debian/package.compress file
-if you really have to.
+If a debian/package.compress file exists, the default files are not
+compressed. Instead, the debian/packages.compress is ran as a shell
+script, and all filenames that the shell script outputs will be compressed.
+The shell script will be run from inside the package build directory. Note
+though that using -X is a much better idea in general; you should only use a
+debian/package.compress file if you really need to.
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