Re: Bug#77840: whatis problem in wml manpages
On Tue, Nov 28, 2000 at 12:32:46AM +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 ?
> > > So how to manify a text file?
> > Read man(7). :) But I wouldn't bother if I were you, as long as the proper
> > content is provided the page is satisfactory.
> there has been a similar question on debian-perl, which points to
> #73035. I have to insert a `.SH NAME' section to make whatis happy.
That's to make the whatis parse succeed. But the rest of the tags aren't
valid, the "+ " part in front of them needs to be removed.
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