[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#726314: libsmbclient: arch-dependent file in "Multi-Arch: same" package

Jakub Wilk jwilk at debian.org
Tue Oct 15 12:22:50 UTC 2013

* Ivo De Decker <ivo.dedecker at ugent.be>, 2013-10-14, 22:49:
>>libsmbclient is marked as "Multi-Arch: same", but the following file is 
>>An example diff between i386 and mipsel (after ungzipping) is attached.

(Note that other binary packages built from src:samba are affected as well.)

>The difference is caused by the inclusion of the date in the manpages 
>generated by docbook. Is there a standard way to work around this? Is there 
>some option to suppress the inclusion of the date?

Add something like this to every manpage source file:

         <date> </date>

>I could work around it with faketime, but that seems ugly.

faketime is probably the simplest solution. Alternatively, you could 
post-process the manpages with sed.

Jakub Wilk

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