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Bug#218630: [PATCH] fix dh_installwm manpages

On Sun, Nov 09, 2003 at 05:59:33PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 07, 2003 at 10:44:34PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > > There may actually be a problem with installing alternatives to
> > > manpages.
> No, I shouldn't think so. Something has gone stupid in man's database or
> its handling of that database, I think, which is very likely a bug.
> Indeed, I don't think it should be touching the database at all here.
> Could somebody who can reproduce this bug (not me at the moment) please
> (a) run 'man -d xterm' and (b) run 'accessdb | egrep
> "(xterm|x-terminal-emulator)"'? Thanks.

Certainly.  I shall send it to you separately to not burden all these
good people with it.

> This is also bug #204249, which I unfortunately hadn't had time to look
> at until now, so I'm extending the already long Cc: list to include
> that.

OK.  I shall trim the CC list to eliminate the people whose interest is
in debhelper, not man ;-)

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