[packman] man-pages-de

Richard Weinberger richard at nod.at
Sat Jan 22 14:29:29 CET 2011

Hi Axel,

Am Samstag 22 Januar 2011, 13:52:46 schrieb Axel Köllhofer:
> Am Samstag, 22. Januar 2011, 13:25:36 schrieb Richard Weinberger:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Why does packman have man-pages-de?
> > The German man pages project is dead.
> > They are horrible outdated and often wrong.
> > 0.5 was released 2006 (!!).
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > //richard
> Well, I know that this stuff is outdated so I had to weigh the pros and
> cons of adding this package and also how to add it.
> If somebody really wants this package, she/he has to install it explicitely
> and in addition I added this german description to the package:
> "Deutsche Übersetzung einiger manual pages aus dem Linux Documentation
> Project. Bitte beachten sie, daß es sich hier nicht um offizielle
> Handbücher handelt und einige dieser Dateien nicht auf dem selben Stand
> wie die offiziellen, englischsprachigen man-pages sind.
> Verwenden sie deshalb immer die englischsprachigen Originaldateien als
> Referenz."
> However, if you think the potential use (especially for users without
> sufficient knowledge of english laguage) does not outweigh the potential
> problems even with that disclaimer, I will just remove that thing.

Then please remove "Provides: locale(man:de)" from the spec file.
With this line zypper will install die package automatically on a German system. 

And replace the Summary line by:
"Summary:        Outdated (!!!) LDP Man-Pages (german)"


> Greetings,
> AK

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