Re: Bug#77840: whatis problem in wml manpages
On Fri, Nov 24, 2000 at 01:06:24AM +0100, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 24, 2000 at 01:04:13AM +0100, Denis Barbier wrote:
> > > mandb: warning: /usr/share/man/man1/wml_aux_linklint.1.gz: whatis parse for wml_aux_linklint(1) failed
> > i am a new Debian developer, and have no idea how to fix this bug.
> > It appears that previous Debian maintainers added some headers to groff
> > manpages, which are now rejected. I must have missed something in
> > current manpage packaging, but don't see what. Could someone point me
> > out to accurate documentation ?
> The page source:
> + .TH WML_AUX_LINKLINT 1 "24 May 1997" "WML" "Website META Language"
> + .ad r
> + .na
> + .ss 12 0
> + .in 0
> + .nh
> + .nf
> That's screwed up :) s/^+ // and all should be well.
but policy 6.1 says that
You must not install a preformatted `cat page'.
I guess this is why these *roff commands have been added.
So how to manify a text file?