[Mono-devel-list] ilasm man page

fd fd0h1440 at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Mar 19 11:24:24 EST 2003

On Wed, 2003-03-19 at 16:04, Jackson Harper wrote:
> Hello,
> 	I wrote a man page for ilasm, it is not very good but it does outline
> all the switches. May I commit this to mono/man?

man pages only get distributed with packages (at least on Debian) if
they're provided with the program's sources (ie. in mcs/ilasm). This is
because mono/ and mcs/, although closely related, are regarded as
separate sources. It's conceivable that someone might want to install
your ilasm without installing Mono (eg. for use with Rotor or

On the other hand, the man page for mcs is in mono/, not mcs/. I believe
the RPMs work around this by providing a single monolithic package, but
that's not really sustainable.

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