Re: /doc and/or manpage
Jonathan Wiltshire wrote:
I have included a rumor.1 file in my /debian folder, but when building
it and install it, I got no manpage...
On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 08:39:58PM +0200, Grammostola Rosea wrote:
My package does have an /doc folder. Does it mean that there is some
documentation which I should include in the package? How?
Do the contents look useful to a user? If so, they should be installed
Besides that, should each package have an manpage? How should I create one?
Policy: "Each program, utility, and function should have an associated
manual page included in the same package."
See section 12, http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-docs.html.
To create one, try an editor like manedit, which will give you a
skeleton and a graphical editor to get your started.
What if an package has an documentation, should there also be an manpage?