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Re: Packaging xmountains...

On 2004-09-11 MiguelGea <Correo@miguelgea.com> wrote:
> On ds, 2004-09-11 at 00:12, Thomas Viehmann wrote:
> > MiguelGea wrote:
> > > install in /usr/share/man/man* but no in usr/X11R6/man/man1
> > Why would you (Policy 12.1)?
> If I execute lintian -i xmountains it say to me this:

> E: xmountains: manpage-for-x11-binary-in-wrong-directory usr/X11R6/bin/xmountains usr/share/man/man1/xmountains.1.gz
> N:
> N:   Manual pages for binaries which are located in /usr/X11R6/bin
> should
> N:   be installed below /usr/X11R6/man.
> N:
> N:   Note that normally only packages that are part of X itself and
> those
> N:   that are using some arcane Imakefiles should actually install
> binaries
> N:   into /usr/X11R6/bin.
> N:

> but in Policy 12.1 it says:

> You should install manual pages in nroff source form, in appropriate places 
> under /usr/share/man. You should only use sections 1 to 9 (see the FHS for more details).
>  You must not install a preformatted "cat page".

> Is this a bug in lintian?

No, lintian is entirely correct. However why do install
the binary in usr/X11R6/bin/? Is it using xmkmf? 
                   cu andreas

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