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diff --git a/dh_installchangelogs b/dh_installchangelogs
index 4bf97dc..4620473 100755
--- a/dh_installchangelogs
+++ b/dh_installchangelogs
@@ -15,27 +15,27 @@ B<dh_installchangelogs> [S<I<debhelper options>>] [B<-k>] [B<-X>I<item>] [I<upst
=head1 DESCRIPTION
-dh_installchangelogs is a debhelper program that is responsible for
+B<dh_installchangelogs> is a debhelper program that is responsible for
installing changelogs into package build directories.
-An upstream changelog file may be specified as an option. If none is
-specified, a few common filenames are tried. (In compatibility level 7 and
-above.)
+An upstream F<changelog> file may be specified as an option. If none is
+specified, it looks for files with names that seem likely to be changelogs.
+(In compatibility level 7 and above.)
-If there is an upstream changelog file, it will be be installed as
-usr/share/doc/package/changelog in the package build directory. If the
-changelog is a html file (determined by file extension), it will be
-installed as usr/share/doc/package/changelog.html instead, and will be
-converted to plain text with html2text to generate
-usr/share/doc/package/changelog.
+If there is an upstream F<changelog> file, it will be be installed as
+F<usr/share/doc/package/changelog> in the package build directory. If the
+changelog is a F<html> file (determined by file extension), it will be
+installed as F<usr/share/doc/package/changelog.html> instead, and will be
+converted to plain text with B<html2text> to generate
+F<usr/share/doc/package/changelog>.
=head1 FILES
=over 4
-=item debian/changelog
+=item F<debian/changelog>
-=item debian/NEWS
+=item F<debian/NEWS>
=item debian/I<package>.changelog
@@ -45,11 +45,11 @@ Automatically installed into usr/share/doc/I<package>/
in the package build directory.
Use the package specific name if I<package> needs a different
-NEWS or changelog file.
+F<NEWS> or F<changelog> file.
-The changelog file is installed with a name of changelog
-for native packages, and changelog.Debian for non-native packages.
-The NEWS file is always installed with a name of NEWS.Debian.
+The F<changelog> file is installed with a name of changelog
+for native packages, and F<changelog.Debian> for non-native packages.
+The F<NEWS> file is always installed with a name of F<NEWS.Debian>.
=back
@@ -60,14 +60,14 @@ The NEWS file is always installed with a name of NEWS.Debian.
=item B<-k>, B<--keep>
Keep the original name of the upstream changelog. This will be accomplished
-by installing the upstream changelog as "changelog", and making a symlink from
-that to the original name of the changelog file. This can be useful if the
+by installing the upstream changelog as F<changelog>, and making a symlink from
+that to the original name of the F<changelog> file. This can be useful if the
upstream changelog has an unusual name, or if other documentation in the
-package refers to the changelog file.
+package refers to the F<changelog> file.
-=item B<-Xitem>, B<--exclude=item>
+=item B<-X>I<item>, B<--exclude=>I<item>
-Exclude upstream changelog files that contain "item" anywhere in their
+Exclude upstream F<changelog> files that contain I<item> anywhere in their
filename from being installed.
=item I<upstream>
@@ -84,14 +84,16 @@ my $upstream=shift;
my $changelog_name="changelog.Debian";
if (! defined $upstream) {
if (! isnative($dh{MAINPACKAGE}) && !compat(6)) {
- my @files=sort glob("*");
- foreach my $name (qw{changelog changes changelog.txt changes.txt}) {
- my @matches=grep {
- lc $_ eq $name && -s $_ && ! excludefile($_)
- } @files;
- if (@matches) {
- $upstream=shift @matches;
- last;
+ foreach my $dir (qw{. doc docs}) {
+ my @files=sort glob("$dir/*");
+ foreach my $name (qw{changelog changes changelog.txt changes.txt history history.txt}) {
+ my @matches=grep {
+ lc basename($_) eq $name && -s $_ && ! excludefile($_)
+ } @files;
+ if (@matches) {
+ $upstream=shift @matches;
+ last;
+ }
}
}
}