DH_INSTALLEXAMPLES(1) Debhelper DH_INSTALLEXAMPLES(1)
dh_installexamples - install example files into package build
dh_installexamples [debhelper options] [-A] [-Xitem] [file ...]
dh_installexamples is a debhelper program that is responsible for
installing examples into usr/share/doc/package/examples in package
Any file names specified as parameters will be installed into the first
package dh_installexamples is told to act on. By default, this is the
first binary package in debian/control, but if you use -p, -i, or -a
flags, it will be the first package specified by those flags.
Files named debian/package.examples can list other files to be
Install any files specified by command line parameters in ALL
packages acted on.
Install these files as examples into the first package acted on.
(Or into all packages if -A is specified.)
Exclude files that contain "item" anywhere in their filename from
Note that dh_installexamples will happily copy entire directory
hierarchies if you ask it to (similar to cp -a). If it is asked to
install a directory, it will install the complete contents of the
This program is a part of debhelper.
Joey Hess <joeyhATdebian.org>
7.0.15 2008-05-19 DH_INSTALLEXAMPLES(1)