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1 files changed, 10 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/debhelper.pod b/debhelper.pod
index 98aa422..29687ad 100644
@@ -219,14 +219,17 @@ directory path that is the same as the source directory path.
-By default, the DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS environment variable can be used to
-enable parallel building, when supported by the build system.
This option allows controlling how many parallel jobs can be used in a
-build. If set to 1, concurrent builds are disabled -- do this if
-the package build is known not to work in parallel. If the package build
-is known to only work with certian levels of concurrency, you can set this
-to the maximum level that is known to work, or that you wish to support.
+build, if parallel builds are enabled by the DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS environment
+If set to 1, parallel builds are disabled -- do this if the package build
+is known not to work in parallel. If the package build is known to only
+work with certian levels of concurrency, you can set this to the maximum
+level that is known to work, or that you wish to support.
+If this option is not specified, debhelper currently defaults to not
+supporting parallel package builds.
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