Bug#869277: /usr/bin/notify-send: Improve the manpage

c.buhtz at posteo.jp c.buhtz at posteo.jp
Sat Jul 22 14:37:37 UTC 2017

On 2017-07-22 07:19 Jason Crain <jason at inspiresomeone.us> wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 22, 2017 at 01:52:49PM +0200, Christian Buhtz wrote:
> > I tried to contribute but can not find the sources of the manpage
> > (for notify- send) somewhere.  
> The manpage is Debian-specific so it's in Debian's pkg-gnome SVN:
> https://anonscm.debian.org/viewvc/pkg-gnome/desktop/unstable/libnotify/debian/

Thanks for the hint. So upstream doesn't offer a manpage?

Sorry but IMO it is wasting ressource when contributing to
distro-specific sources. When upstream would over a manpage I would
contribute to it.

Can you describe the packaging process please? Isn't there a check
if the binary features fit to the manpage and other docs? I would
totally understand if this would be to much work.

I know I am quite radical here: I would suggest to kill the debian
specific manpage, put enough pressure on upstream to offer its own
manpage. If not kill the complete package because of Debian-quality.

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