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generate and install control file


dh_gencontrol [debhelper options] [-- params]

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dh_gencontrol is a debhelper program that is responsible for generating control files, and installing them into the DEBIAN directory with the proper permissions.

This program is merely a wrapper around dpkg-gencontrol(1), which calls it once for each package being acted on, and passes in some additional useful flags.


-- params

Pass params to dpkg-gencontrol(1).

-uparams, --dpkg-gencontrol-params=params

This is another way to pass params to dpkg-gencontrol(1). It is deprecated; use -- instead.

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This program is a part of debhelper.


Joey Hess <joeyh[:at:]debian[:dot:]org>

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