[Fedora-packaging] PLEASE HELP - We need a policy for preventing man page name conflicts

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams ivazquez at ivazquez.net
Sat Feb 18 06:44:43 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-02-17 at 22:47 -0700, Orion Poplawski wrote:
> Many packages provide man3 (and other) man pages with generic names. 
> The case in question in ncarg-devel and allegro-devel which both provide 
> man3/line.3.gz.  So, what do we do?

It's ludicrous to package such man pages. If documentation is generated
via doxygen you can set MAN_LINKS to NO in Doxyfile in order to suppress
them, otherwise just delete them.

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ivazquez at ivazquez.net>

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