Debhelper is a tool that is used inside debian/rules files to ease packacke building. This page desperately needs more content
Add links to debhelper documentation here.
finding out how it works
* dh(1) prints which commands it executes. If you set DH_VERBOSE=1 in the rules you should also see what do debhelper helpers do in more details. * You can run dh <target> --no-act for each <target> you want (build, clean, binary etc.) to see what will dh(1) run for that target.
why does this page exist
ZugSchlus stumbled upon helpful snippets by wRAR on debian-mentors and wanted to put them on the Wiki