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@@ -25,6 +25,11 @@ This is intended to work for about 90% of packages. If it doesn't work,
you're encouraged to skip using B<dh_auto_build> at all, and just run the
build process manually.
+In order to override standard build flags, export appropriate environment
+variables as documented in the L<dpkg-buildflags(1)> manual page. They will be
+preferred over directly exported their counterparts (CFLAGS, CXXFLAGS, LDFLAGS
+etc.).
+
=head1 OPTIONS
See L<debhelper(7)/B<BUILD SYSTEM OPTIONS>> for a list of common build