dh_installchangelogs - install changelogs into package build directories
dh_installchangelogs [<debhelper options] [-k] [upstream]
dh_installchangelogs is a debhelper program that is responsible for
installing changelogs into package build directories.
dh_installchangelogs determines if the package is a debian native package,
and if so, it installs debian/changelog into usr/share/doc/package/changelog
in the package build directory. Otherwise, it installs
debian/changelog into usr/share/doc/package/changelog.Debian in the
package build directory. (If files named debian/package.changelog
exist, they will be used in preference to debian/changelog.)
If an upstream changelog file is specified as an option, and the package
is not a native debian package, then this upstream changelog will
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
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 upstream changelog has an
unusual name, or if other documentation in the package refers to
the changelog file.
Install this file as the upstream changelog.
It is an error to specify an upstream changelog file for a debian
This program is a part of debhelper.
Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org>
3rd Berkeley Distribution 2001-11-17 DH_INSTALLCHANGELOGS(1)
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