Debian Bug report logs - #583125
lintian: Please add "manpage-without-binary"

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Package: lintian; Maintainer for lintian is Debian Lintian Maintainers <>; Source for lintian is src:lintian.

Reported by: Mathieu Malaterre <>

Date: Tue, 25 May 2010 15:15:11 UTC

Severity: wishlist

Found in version lintian/2.3.3

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Bug#583125; Package lintian. (Tue, 25 May 2010 15:15:14 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Mathieu Malaterre <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: lintian: Please add "manpage-without-binary"
Date: Tue, 25 May 2010 17:26:23 +0200
Package: lintian
Version: 2.3.3
Severity: normal

It would be nice to have a lintian check on "manpage-without-binary". It happens sometimes that a binary is removed from a package but the documentation is left over.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0.4
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable'), (200, 'testing'), (100, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.30-bpo.1-amd64 (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages lintian depends on:
ii  binutils             2.20.1-9            The GNU assembler, linker and bina
ii  diffstat             1.45-2              produces graph of changes introduc
ii  dpkg-dev             1.14.28             Debian package development tools
ii  file                 5.04-1              Determines file type using "magic"
ii  gettext              0.17-4              GNU Internationalization utilities
ii  intltool-debian      0.35.0+20060710.1   Help i18n of RFC822 compliant conf
ii  libapt-pkg-perl      0.1.22+b1           Perl interface to libapt-pkg
ii  libclass-accessor-pe 0.31-2              Automated accessor generator
ii  libipc-run-perl      0.80-2              Perl module for running processes
ii  libparse-debianchang 1.1.1-2             parse Debian changelogs and output
ii  libtimedate-perl     1.1600-9            Time and date functions for Perl
ii  liburi-perl          1.37+dfsg-1~bpo50+1 Manipulates and accesses URI strin
ii  locales              2.10.2-2            GNU C Library: National Language (
ii  man-db               2.5.2-4             on-line manual pager
ii  perl [libdigest-sha- 5.10.1-11           Larry Wall's Practical Extraction 

lintian recommends no packages.

Versions of packages lintian suggests:
pn  binutils-multiarch            <none>     (no description available)
pn  libtext-template-perl         <none>     (no description available)
ii  man-db                        2.5.2-4    on-line manual pager

-- no debconf information

Severity set to 'wishlist' from 'normal' Request was from Russ Allbery <> to (Mon, 28 Jun 2010 00:45:06 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Changed Bug submitter to 'Mathieu Malaterre <>' from 'Mathieu Malaterre <>' Request was from Mathieu Malaterre <> to (Wed, 28 Mar 2012 13:55:20 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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