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

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at samba.org
Sun Dec 25 23:40:45 UTC 2005

On Mon, Dec 26, 2005 at 12:33:58AM +0100, No?l K?the wrote about 'Re: [Pkg-samba-maint] /usr/bin man manpage (8)':
> 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/.

> OK.

> > 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.
I've fixed libsmbclient. Shouldn't pam_winbind be section 5 rather
then 7? That seems to be the section that the manpages for most of the
other pam modules are in.



Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at samba.org> - http://jelmer.vernstok.nl/
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