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authorJoey Hess <>2009-09-04 16:50:49 -0400
committerJoey Hess <>2009-09-04 16:50:49 -0400
commita243946176b92b5fafd84f43d5a455551cf27210 (patch)
tree843f96a23362676a098a5b06584c3525ecea383a /dh_installman
parent6951ac79834dc1fe44b235d0863e282af2e08db0 (diff)
Add FILES sections to man pages. Closes: #545041
Diffstat (limited to 'dh_installman')
1 files changed, 8 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/dh_installman b/dh_installman
index a167cc3..30168cb 100755
--- a/dh_installman
+++ b/dh_installman
@@ -38,14 +38,6 @@ like /usr/share/man/pl/man1/, that is because your program has a
name like "", and dh_installman assumes that means it is translated
into Polish. Use --language=C to avoid this.
-Any man page filenames specified as parameters will be installed into the
-first package dh_installman is told to act on. By default, this is the
-first binary package in debian/control, but if you use -p, -i, or -a flags,
-it will be the first package specified by those flags.
-Files named debian/package.manpages can list other man pages to be
After the man page installation step, dh_installman will check to see if
any of the man pages in the temporary directories of any of the packages it
is acting on contain ".so" links. If so, it changes them to symlinks.
@@ -55,6 +47,14 @@ manual page and convert it to UTF-8. If the guesswork fails for some
reason, you can override it using an encoding declaration. See
L<manconv(1)> for details.
+=head1 FILES
+=over 4
+=item debian/I<package>.manpages
+Lists man pages to be installed.
=head1 OPTIONS
=over 4