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Bug#110520: marked as done ([DOC] dpkg manpage over 3 years old)

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From: Grant Bowman <grantbow@svpal.org>
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Package: dpkg
Version: 1.9.17

The man page for dpkg is dated April 12, 1998.  Mention of apt would be
appropriate now.  Also perhaps installing a link for a manpage of dpkg.conf
to view the dpkg man page would be great.

Looking over the bug database for dpkg, I was surprised.  There are alot of 
bugs for this package.  This is one of a small handful of packages that 
Debian can not possibly work without.  I understand as well there is added 
complexity because the software is being developed by Debian.  I don't know 
the history of the people actually working on it and packaging it.

I hope you are able to get the help you need in updating this package and 
the development resources to improve it.  I am not sure what I can do to 
help, but if you posted a wishlist somewhere I and others might be able to 
assist somehow.


-- Grant Bowman                                   <grantbow@svpal.org>

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The man page has been updated many times over the past three years ...
if there are any problems with it, please file bugs.

Have you ever, ever felt like this?
Had strange things happen?  Are you going round the twist?

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