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Re: dh_installman problems

On Sunday 10 June 2007 17:04, Anton Piatek wrote:
> I am trying to teach myself to package up a program for debian, but can't
> get the manpage I have written to work properly.
> It has the line '.TH CAJUN 1 "June 10, 2007"' near the top of the file and
> is named cajun.1 in the debian dir inside the src package dir.
> dh_installman seems to ignore the file and not install it in the build.
> What am I missing? does dh_installman need an argument? I thought it
> searched the debian dir for files that have the .TH line and installs them.

No, you must have misread the dh_installman manpage. You have to tell 
dh_installman which manpages to install in which package, then dh_installman 
looks at the .TH lines of those manpages and determines what sections to put 
them in.

Magnus Holmgren        holmgren@lysator.liu.se
                       (No Cc of list mail needed, thanks)

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