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Re: manpages containing "."

From: Tim Sutherland
Subject: Re: manpages containing "."
Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2000 20:48:36 +1300
User-agent: Mutt/1.2.5i

On Wed, Dec 13, 2000 at 02:49:30PM +1300, Tim Sutherland wrote:
> Hi there.
> I wish to install a manpage "". Unfortunately, with
>       man_MANS =
> the page is instead installed as "sh/man1/connect.1". I want
> "man1/".
> How could I get around this problem? (Other than renaming the man page so
> it does not contain a ".").

After Tom Tromey pointed out to me in private email that he could not see
why that behaviour would occur, I discovered that it was debhelper (a
debian package thing) that was causing the problem, not automake.

Automake does the right thing. My apologies for the error.

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