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Re: Description to man pages

On Wed, Apr 03, 2002 at 10:45:29PM +0200, Otto Wyss wrote:
> Since I hated to start dselect again and again just to read a package
> description I wrote a script "dsc2man" which creates appropriate man
> pages for each package. 

Apart from this being quite cool, you surely know that you can read
packages' description via

apt-cache show <package>


dpkg -s <package>


Michael, just asking

"Don't come crying to me about your "30 minute compiles"!!  I have to build X
uphill both ways!  In the snow!  With bare feet! And we didn't have compilers!
We had to translate the C code to mnemonics OURSELVES! And I was 18 before we
even had assemblers!"   -- <Overfiend>

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