[Pkg-octave-devel] Manpages for octave-cli and octave-gui

Rafael Laboissiere rafael at laboissiere.net
Thu Jan 2 19:56:25 UTC 2014

* Rafael Laboissiere <rafael at laboissiere.net> [2014-01-02 10:28]:
> However, there will be still octave-cli installed into bin.  Since the 
> Debian Policy requires that every program in /usr/bin/ have a man 
> page, I kept the octave-cli.1.gz link and patched the octave.1 man 
> page to read:
>       Octave  is a high-level language, primarily intended for numerical com‐
>       putations.  It provides convenient command  line  (octave-cli  command)
>       and  graphical  user (octave command) interfaces for solving linear and
>       nonlinear problems numerically.
> Would this change be appropriate for the upstream sources?

The text above clearly does not reflect the situation of the final 3.8.0 
release, since the octave command launches the CLI.  I am right now 
working on a more accurate text.


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