[Slackbuilds-users] Project to provide yeahconsole for SBo

e201 e20100633 at inbox.lv
Mon Oct 22 19:22:36 UTC 2012


B Watson <yalhcru at gmail.com> writes:

> [snip (9 lines)]
> I've done this with lots of builds. Generally I include the man page
> in the SlackBuild tarball, not gzipped, and the SlackBuild does this:
> # man page borrowed from Debian
> mkdir -p $PKG/usr/man/man1
> gzip -9c < $CWD/$PRGNAM.1 > $PKG/usr/man/man1/$PRGNAM.1.gz
> ...usually right above the "mkdir -p $PKG/usr/doc/$PRGNAM-$VERSION"
> paragraph.

Ok, I've got two persons agreeing with this (Klaatu and you) so I think
I can follow this method without be wrong.

> [snip (3 lines)]
> Some man pages will mention Debian-specific things (like "See the
> documentation in /usr/share/doc/<progname>", which you should change
> to /usr/doc/<progname>-<version>, for instance).

Oh yes you're true, I haven't thought about that. I'll check the manpage

> I wouldn't bother adding anything to README about the man page (it's
> a detail that's not really interesting enough to have it appear on the
> web site, IMO).

Ok, so no addition in any file.

> Hope this helps.

It helps. Thanks to you and to Klaatu too :)


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