[Pkg-samba-maint] /usr/bin man manpage (8)

Noèl Köthe noel at debian.org
Sun Dec 25 23:33:58 UTC 2005

Am Sonntag, den 25.12.2005, 13:39 -0800 schrieb Steve Langasek:

> > the package has some programs in /usr/bin but the manpage marks itself
> > as (8) (= System administration commands (usually only for root)):

> > If you think its fine then we leave it that way. Just want to be sure
> > this is intented in all cases.
> Yes, I think this is fine, since these are system administration commands
> regardless of whether they're in /usr/bin or /usr/sbin; I don't remember
> ever seeing that section 8 was *only* for programs in .*/sbin/.


> OTOH, you've just added manpages libsmbclient.8 and pam_winbind.8 to the
> packages, and those definitely *don't* belong in section 8.  I would say
> they belong in section 7 instead.

I put them in 8 because upstream named them .8
I will report a minor bug about it to samba bugzilla.

Noèl Köthe <noel debian.org>
Debian GNU/Linux, www.debian.org
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