[Pkg-rust-maintainers] Bug#913572: Bug#913572: Shouldn't shipping broken symlinks be against policy?

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Wed Nov 14 09:59:14 GMT 2018

On 11/14/18 9:07 AM, Angus Lees wrote:
> Suggestions welcome - I imagine this is not a unique situation.  I think
> our options are:
> - no rust-gdb manpage at all
> - a .so stub or symlink to gdb.1 (current situation)
> - a manually-created stub manpage that just refers the reader to
> gdb-doc/gdb.1
> - (something else?)
> I suspect you're going to choose that 3rd option, since it is the least
> terrible and suggestions are almost free to make :)

I'd say in the absence of a manpage for rust-gdb specifically, option 1
is better than the current setup.  IMO typing "man rust-gdb" and ending
up with the gdb manpage would be very much unexpected.


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