[Debconf-devel] Bug#505392: debconf-devel manpage should refer to po-debconf manpage (not README)

James R. Van Zandt jrvz at comcast.net
Wed Nov 12 00:06:26 UTC 2008

Package: debconf
Version: 1.5.24
Severity: normal
Tags: patch

po-debconf now has a manpage, so the debconf-devel manpage should no
longer direct the reader to a README file.  I suggest this patch.

       - Jim Van Zandt

--- doc/man/debconf-devel.7-orig	2008-11-11 17:38:08.000000000 -0500
+++ doc/man/debconf-devel.7	2008-11-11 18:13:16.000000000 -0500
@@ -539,11 +539,13 @@
 .BR debconf-mergetemplate (1)
 programs were used to manage debian/template.ll files. This has been
-superseded by the po-debconf package, which lets you deal with debconf
+superseded by the 
+.BR po-debconf (7) 
+package, which lets you deal with debconf
 translations in .po files, just like any other translations. Your
 translators will thank you for using this new improved mechanism. 
-For the details on po-debconf, see its README file. If you're using
+For the details on po-debconf, see its manpage. If you're using
 debhelper, converting to po-debconf is as simple as running the
 .BR debconf-gettextize (1)
 command once, and adding a Build-Dependency on po-debconf and on debhelper

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (990, 'unstable'), (500, 'oldstable'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.25 (SMP w/4 CPU cores; PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages debconf depends on:
ii  debconf-i18n                  1.5.23     full internationalization support 
ii  perl-base                     5.10.0-13  minimal Perl system

Versions of packages debconf recommends:
ii  apt-utils                     0.7.14+b1  APT utility programs

Versions of packages debconf suggests:
ii  debconf-doc               1.5.24         debconf documentation
ii  debconf-utils             1.5.23         debconf utilities
ii  dialog                    1.1-20080819-1 Displays user-friendly dialog boxe
ii  gnome-utils          GNOME desktop utilities
pn  libgnome2-perl            <none>         (no description available)
pn  libnet-ldap-perl          <none>         (no description available)
pn  libqt-perl                <none>         (no description available)
ii  libterm-readline-gnu-perl 1.17a-2+b1     Perl extension for the GNU Readlin
ii  perl                      5.10.0-13      Larry Wall's Practical Extraction 
ii  whiptail                  0.51.6-31      Displays user-friendly dialog boxe

-- debconf information:
* debconf/priority: medium
* debconf/frontend: Readline

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