Re: Lintian not finding man page for "binary" (perl script)
On Tue, 08 Jun 2010 20:51:47 -1000, Joel Roth wrote:
[Not at my normal machine, so more guessing.]
> Probably this is a lintian bug.
I don't think so :)
> My package installs perl modules under Audio::Nama, with a
> main Module Audio/Nama.pm, and a short executable script,
> The man page is part of Nama.pm. When this distribution is
> installed via CPAN,
> man nama
> brings up the same man page as
> man audio::nama
> However, lintian does not recognize the man page associated
> with Nama.pm.
IIRC there's a /usr/bin/nama but no /usr/share/man/man1/nama.1[.gz], so
"man nama" will probably not work with the installed package.
> I can easily change this to satisfy lintian, however with so many
> perl distributions, I wonder if this is a recurring problem.
I've never seen it before if the manpage _is_ there :)
Create a symlink /usr/share/man/man1/nama.1[.gz -> /usr/share/man/man3/Audio::Nama.3pm[.gz]
(debian/nama.links, man dh_link)
(Or adding some POD to the nama script, of course.)
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