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Re: How to change manual's section ?

On Thu, Jan 03, 2002 at 10:17:50PM +0100, Ryszard Lach wrote:
> Hi!
> I'm packaging a program containing several original manual pages, all written in
> section 1, but according to FHS one of them should be placed into section 5 and
> one into 7. Upstream sources contain manuals in directory .../doc in files *.1.
> Using 'make install .....' I can install manuals into
> debian/tmp/usr/share/man/man1, so I don't use dh_installman. What is the best
> way to split the manuals nicely into apropriate sections ?

You could move all manuals in debian/ section and use dh_installman.
Or you could move/rename before installing. This depends on how the
makefile is written...

Francesco P. Lovergine

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