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1 files changed, 13 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/dh_makeshlibs b/dh_makeshlibs
index 776e66f..03a54f9 100755
@@ -21,9 +21,19 @@ libraries, and generates a shlibs file for the libraries it finds.
It also adds a call to ldconfig in the postinst and postrm scripts (in
V3 mode and above only) to any packages in which it finds shared libraries.
-If a L<dpkg-gensymbols(1)> symbol file is found in debian/package.symbols
-(or debian/package.symbols.arch), dpkg-gensymbols will be called
-to process and install the symbols file.
+These symbols files, if present, are passed to L<dpkg-gensymbols(1)> to
+be processed and installed. Use the I<arch> specific names if you need
+to provide different symbols files for different architectures.