Package: npm
Version: 1.4.21+ds-2
Severity: normal

npm help <cmd> is supposed to show the man page npm-<cmd>,
but it only shows the list of more-or-less matching commands
(which basically says: type "npm help <cmd>" to get more help).

AFAIK, "npm help install" looks for
but not for
and as the former is not found by npm, npm help does not go on to
call "man npm-install" (which would find the .gz file).

According to
the problem can be worked around by using appropriate symlinks,
but the suggested links are not present in the debian package.
Instead, /usr/share/npm/man itself is a symlink to
/usr/share/man, where only .gz files are found.
(Alternatively, npm could be patched to look for .gz man-pages, but this isn't 
done, either).

-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.16.0-rc5-dirty (SMP w/2 CPU cores; PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages npm depends on:
ii  node-abbrev               1.0.4-2
ii  node-ansi                 0.3.0-2
ii  node-ansi-color-table     1.0.0-1
ii  node-archy                0.0.2-1
ii  node-block-stream         0.0.7-1
ii  node-fstream              0.1.24-1
ii  node-fstream-ignore       0.0.6-2
ii  node-github-url-from-git  1.1.1-1
ii  node-glob                 3.2.6-1
ii  node-graceful-fs          2.0.0-2
ii  node-gyp                  0.10.10-2
ii  node-inherits             2.0.0-1
ii  node-ini                  1.1.0-1
ii  node-lockfile             0.4.1-1
ii  node-lru-cache            2.3.1-1
ii  node-minimatch            0.2.12-1
ii  node-mkdirp               0.3.5-1
ii  node-nopt                 3.0.1-1
ii  node-npmlog               0.0.4-1
ii  node-once                 1.1.1-1
ii  node-osenv                0.0.3-1
ii  node-read                 1.0.4-1
ii  node-read-package-json    1.1.3-1
ii  node-request              2.26.1-1
ii  node-retry                0.6.0-1
ii  node-rimraf               2.2.2-2
ii  node-semver               2.1.0-2
ii  node-sha                  1.2.3-1
ii  node-slide                1.1.4-1
ii  node-tar                  0.1.18-1
ii  node-underscore           1.4.4-2
ii  node-which                1.0.5-2
ii  nodejs                    0.10.25~dfsg2-2

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npm suggests no packages.

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