path: root/dh_compress.1
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1 files changed, 3 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/dh_compress.1 b/dh_compress.1
index 58a5a2dd..731409b5 100644
--- a/dh_compress.1
+++ b/dh_compress.1
@@ -21,7 +21,9 @@ If a debian/package.compress file exists (debian/compress may be used for the
first binary package in debian/control), 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. Note that the shell script will be run from
-inside the package build directory.
+inside the package build directory. Note though that using -X is a much
+better idea in general; you should only use a debian/compress file if you
+really have to.
Here is a sample debian/compress file that causes dh_compress to compress
the same files as it would by default. This is a good starting point for