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Bug#511522: general: Man pages should say what package a program belongs to

I'm not the bug reporter, but...

On 2009-01-11 20:21:59 +0000, Roger Leigh wrote:
> % dpkg -S /usr/bin/basename
> coreutils: /usr/bin/basename

This may be a bit more complex when the file is a symlink to an
alternative. Concerning the man pages, packages sometimes install
symlinks, and it isn't always easy to find what package installed
them, in particular when they became dangling symlinks due to some

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