[Fedora-packaging] .gz suffix of compressed man pages in spec files

Chuck Anderson cra at WPI.EDU
Sun Oct 18 15:09:13 UTC 2009

On Sun, Oct 18, 2009 at 01:50:20PM +0200, Martin Gieseking wrote:
> So my question is: Is it up to the packager to either use  
> %{_mandir}/man1/foo.1.gz or %{_mandir}/man1/foo.1*? I couldn't find any  
> recommendation on this in the Fedora guidelines.

IMO, * should be used so that if/when we change to bzip2 or xz or 
some other compression method you won't have to update spec files.

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