[ANNOUNCEMENT] Re: jdupes-1.21.0-1
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:
>>> 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_PROGRAM) $(PROGRAM_NAME)
>> $(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.
More information about the Cygwin