[ANNOUNCEMENT] Re: jdupes-1.21.0-1

Jon Turney jon.turney@dronecode.org.uk
Mon Oct 3 20:24:37 GMT 2022

On 03/10/2022 21:13, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> Am 03.10.2022 um 21:25 schrieb Federico Kircheis:
>> On 10/3/22 20:25, Thomas Wolff wrote:
>>> Am 02.10.2022 um 23:27 schrieb Federico Kircheis:
>>>> Version 1.21.0-1 of jdupes has been uploaded.
>>>> jdupes is a program for finding and acting on duplicate files
>>>> On GitHub it is possible to find the changelog for the new release:
>>>> https://github.com/jbruchon/jdupes/releases
>>>> Federico
>>> The help output mentions a manpage but there is none in the package.

I think the jdupes.1 manpage is in the package, but it's not installed 
in a location where man is going to look for it.

>> I suppose that "jdupes.1" is the file that man shows to the end-user.
>> Also from the makefile
>> ----
>> install: $(PROGRAM_NAME) installdirs
>>     $(INSTALL_DATA)        $(PROGRAM_NAME).1 
>> ----
>> and in the cygport file I do a cygmake install...
>> Could it be that "jdupes.1" should go in another directory?
> It should go into /usr/share/man/man1/.

Yes, the fact that /usr is omitted suggests MAN_DIR isn't being set 
correctly by that Makefile.

>> I am not familiar with man pages (as developer)
> I am not really familiar with cygport, sorry. It needs trial-and-error 
> in my experience.

Solving problems by thinking about them is usually much more efficient 
than a thud-and-blunder approach.

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