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@@ -518,6 +518,14 @@ Changes from V7 are:
Commands will fail rather than warning when they are passed unknown options.
+=item -
+
+dh_makeshlibs will run dpkg-gensymbols on all shared libraries that it
+generates shlibs files for. So -X can be used to exclude libraries.
+Also, libraries in unusual locations that dpkg-gensymbols would not
+have processed before will be passed to it, a behavior change that
+can cause some packages to fail to build.
+
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