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Bug#654931: gcc-4.6: missing manpage

> On 01/07/2012 05:36 PM, brian m. carlson wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 07, 2012 at 07:53:25AM +0100, Matthias Klose wrote:
> >> won't fix in the gcc-4.6 package; clearly these "skeletal" pages are
> >> not part of the upstream sources. please package those as a separate
> >> package if you intend to maintain these on a regular basis.
> >
> > Lots of Debian packages include manpages that are not part of the
> > upstream source, and Policy mandates a manpage *in the same package*.
> > I'd like you to reconsider, especially since having some manpage, even
> > if it isn't complete, is a lot better for users than having no manpage
> > at all.
> we have the original man pages in non-free (at least we had these
> packaged for earlier versions [1]; feel free to package these, I assume
> Nikita would welcome the help).

Sure I will welcome help on updating gcc-doc packages.

I have very limited resource these days so I'm not sure when I will be able 
to update gcc-doc myself (although I hope that will happen before it is 
too late for wheezy).


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