[debhelper-devel] [debhelper] 01/01: dh_link: Clarify that the leading slash is optional
nthykier at moszumanska.debian.org
Wed Apr 12 09:08:47 UTC 2017
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Author: Niels Thykier <niels at thykier.net>
Date: Wed Apr 12 09:07:35 2017 +0000
dh_link: Clarify that the leading slash is optional
Signed-off-by: Niels Thykier <niels at thykier.net>
dh_link | 8 ++++----
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
diff --git a/dh_link b/dh_link
index 815c81d..ac67109 100755
@@ -27,9 +27,9 @@ are the symlinks that will be created (called B<link name> by
L<ln(1)>). There B<must> be an equal number of source and destination
-Be sure you B<do> specify the absolute path (without leading slash) to
-both the source and destination files (unlike you would do if you were
-using something like L<ln(1)>).
+Be sure you B<do> specify the absolute path to both the source and
+destination files (unlike you would do if you were using something
+like L<ln(1)>). Please note that the leading slash is optional.
B<dh_link> will generate symlinks that comply with Debian policy - absolute
when policy says they should be absolute, and relative links with as short
@@ -57,7 +57,7 @@ L<ln(1)>). Thus the pairs of source and destination files in each line
are give in the same order as they would be given to L<ln(1)>.
In contrast to L<ln(1)>, source and destination paths must be absolute
-without a leading slash.
+(the leading slash is optional).
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