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Re: [bug-gettext] missing man page for gettext.sh

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: [bug-gettext] missing man page for gettext.sh
Date: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 22:30:10 +0100
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Hi Pavel,

> our man page scanners whine that there's no manual page for
> /usr/bin/gettext.sh script (there's certain policy that each binary should
> have manual page in Fedora/CentOS/RHEL).

Is the policy that it should have a manual page in the .1 section, or
in _some_ section?

> I'm curious whether patch adding
> a trivial manual page saying something like
>   "this is a shell lib, intentionally executable, because $bindir, because
>   it is on $PATH..."
> would be accepted.

We could add a man page gettext.sh.3. But I would be opposed to a man page

"intentionally executable" is not exactly right. It's executable because
the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard requires so.


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