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Re: Help: Packaging Error

Ben Hill wrote:

> Apologies if I'm being lame, this is my first Debian package.
> I'm running lintian -i to check my built package, but I'm getting the
> error:
>  binary-without-manpage
> The software does not come with a manpage, but I've edited the
> {app}/debian/manpage.1.ex file adding in the content, then renamed it
> manpage.1.
> What am I missing?

If your rules include a call of dh_installman, then a file called
<package-name>.manpages is missing. The content of this file is the
location of the manpages: e.g.


and so on. Or use dh_installman with parameters. See man dh_installman.

Regards, Daniel

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