Re: lintian + man page question
On Thu, Nov 08, 2001 at 02:11:46PM -0800, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> another question though -- i took a look at the deb package for defendguin
> (another game written by the same author). the debian maintainer wrote the
> manpage for defendguin (bill kendrick knows how to write games, but doesn't
> know how to write man pages ;) ).
> for the life of me, i can't figure out how the manpage gets "in there". his
> manpage is located in
> but it doesn't get installed by anything. i looked in the upstream makefile,
> the rules file, the docs file. well, let's just say that i greped for
> 'defendguin.6' in all the files residing in debian/. i can't figure out how
> that manpage gets installed.
Well, I guess it is done by the dh_installmanpages in debian/rules...
A little "man dh_installmanpages" may help you to understand.