> 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 ; 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). Nikita
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