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Re: Creating symlinks to manpages

On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 05:19:11PM +0400, Sergei Golovan wrote:
> No, it doesn't. The original problem was that it's hard to create
> symlink if you don't know the manpage section (dh_installman takes
> section from the header inside manpages and doesn't use the filename).

IMO it's rational to patch manual pages to lower-case the section in
such cases, and forward that patch upstream so you don't need to
continue maintaining it.  You'd have to do the same thing if they
specified an entirely wrong section number, which does happen sometimes.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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