[Slackbuilds-users] Supplementary manpages

Pierre Cazenave pwcazenave at gmail.com
Fri Jul 16 14:09:29 UTC 2010

On 16/07/2010 13:17, Audrius Kažukauskas wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-07-15 at 16:34:34 +0100, Pierre Cazenave wrote:
>> I've written a SlackBuild for OCROpus which builds fine given a
>> couple of Debian patches. When I was getting those patches, I
>> noticed Debian have created a manpage for OCROpus as there isn't one
>> included by default.
>> Would including this in the SlackBuild submission as a separate file
>> be OK? Would it be treated like a patch (i.e. incorporated in the
>> submitted build) or should I link to it as another download? Or,
>> should I just omit it altogether and leave the package as upstream
>> released it: manpageless?
> Running find . -type f -name '*.[1-9]' on my local git clone of SBo
> shows quite a few SlackBuilds which have man pages as the separate files
> added.  So, yes, it's a good idea to provide a man page.  One example
> might be unrar; I suggest checking it and doing the same for OCROpus.
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Ah, I didn't think to check existing submissions. Well, if it's been 
done before, then I'll just go ahead and submit it all in one bundle.

Thanks for the input,


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