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Re: Should we standardize a way to create and maintain manpages?

On 2020-12-22 17:58, olivier sallou wrote:
> maintaining man pages is quite a hell when not provided, depends on
> tool "help" , customize which option to get for help, and result in
> quite often non up-to-date man pages... :-(
> I usually don't... as quite often *xxx -h* is verbose enough to give
> software hints/usage and do not need a man page.

This sums up my opinion quite well too. I'm not sure if outdated
manpages aren't worse than none at all, as lack of a manpage at least
redirects the user to search for the usage information elsewhere. Thus
I'd better dodge a no-manual-page lintian warning :)


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