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Re: Bug#474529: Perl policy vs. the search order for .1{,p} manpages

On Wed, Aug 6, 2008 at 6:34 PM, Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> wrote:
> I'd contend that you should simply divert the manual page in the same
> way. It's almost always wrong to handle manual pages differently from
> binaries in maintainer scripts - if you divert foo to foo.real, you
> should also divert foo.1.gz to foo.real.1.gz. (Similarly for
> alternatives.)

My thoughts exactly.  Although this does suggest that perhaps policy
should be amended to use .1 or .1p for both core and vendor.

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