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On 05/01/14 06:16, tony mancill wrote: > On 01/04/2014 07:07 PM, Ben Finney wrote: > >> The binary ‘closure-compiler’ package would install: >> >> * the ‘/usr/bin/closure-compiler’ command (perhaps a symlink, as >> now) >> >> * the manpage (not yet written?) >> >> * the ‘README’ file (or some subset the describes running the >> compiler from the command line) >> >> * maybe others >> >> My main point in responding to your message is: the binary >> ‘closure-compiler’ package will not be empty. It will need to >> install files distinct from the ‘libclosure-compiler-java’ >> package. > > Hi Ben, > > There isn't currently a manpage - the documentation I've seen > regarding using it refers to invoking it as a jar file (see , > and more generally ). Given that all of the upstream > documentation is focused on invoking it as a jar file, I think > we're on our here, at least at the start. > > I agree that the package should have a manpage if we're going to > continue to provide the /usr/bin/ symlink. Daniel added this in > the -3 upload. If you or Daniel can contribute a manpage, that > would be great. In cases where upstream doesn't supply a man page, several packages have created their own trivial man page and it is kept in debian/something.1 or whatever, providing the bare minimum of information. If we make a more comprehensive man page, we should try to contribute it upstream so they will keep it in sync -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.12 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Icedove - http://www.enigmail.net/ iQIcBAEBCAAGBQJSyQwcAAoJEOm1uwJp1aqDoEwP/2JqVy94N2RJQOKOpFQ88a+M z08HUkQJuNnXbqqftEi0qK0T7nCMVAkf50cLCGiXyuSD2Fz2n5yh7XyKcedSMsN7 iTj8cEsLAffeBYjgIltQDaqwWvOVwMTj7KdmFssNWCOP/Ip8Bt2+D3nnHInGNglo 7Dy09a6hQ6K4HigNgdXD3Mt2sAzFhJ1qb0YXLlNHgQSSjYPICBU58Y6gFKsoGPY7 AAYlOc9lnbgnsPcb73c7WSjpD5ItWDww07QjhUSgWYC8DY59JvePr59p9EvJDvbN bRRA7w7v8cIuxs0vY6gUJMYGYx2cwadTQRA+DdVPZA95eDHqqxx8SUTXFLZVhIdy DAQf68zrk5cr1VduV282YxUSbsieURGYTI96f3OpR99+p6Vp66Ha/oWqZY337CMU 4D9JGxXOQW6sNdi6DNB9AyrsBPjXBJ2e0omFQzM6LbZrakOxKEr3pSPjWyYzsL3q MIeEc3EMwAXVOEX4jmXhU6mfSnyjJ6Wm3gWLkA8uET9j8/GAXExAN4+pid63qOo7 gwSgegSZVY+YWVdE2oTHjUzgxczJImf2AUJvG6YNIi3Nl67vlJTiltV0nF/vYafS 35V0GMmjeifWEUTRk5hEfCVOr1R2i5xTOtBv5BoaEnK+6S5FOGP/uwp3gEcBm4hl NSy2ByIPCBbmK4QJERhv =nca8 -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- __ This is the maintainer address of Debian's Java team <http://lists.alioth.debian.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/pkg-java-maintainers>. Please use debian-j...@lists.debian.org for discussions and questions.