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Re: [bug-inetutils] inetutils release...

From: Guillem Jover
Subject: Re: [bug-inetutils] inetutils release...
Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2009 20:35:43 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Thu, 2009-12-03 at 13:38:41 -0500, Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
>    > Does anyone have any thing to commit before I make a release?

Actually, I've few patches I've been meaning to send, so if it can
wait I'll start sending them now.

>    Could you revert commit fed208adedb4b336135f5f82f0a1430e4d25a4d1
>    where you removed the man pages? This is a regression I don't want
>    to introduce in the Debian packages, and will have to carry the
>    reverting patch otherwise.
> Sorry, but no.  The texinfo pages are the offical documentation for
> the GNU project, as a compromise we can accept a patch that generates
> man pages using help2man.  But any missing information should be added
> to the texinfo manual, not to the man pages.  Would you like to supply
> such a patch before release?

Generating the man pages from the --help output seems also a regression
compared with their current content, so I guess I'll just ship them
locally, with any further improvements.


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