manpages missing for drizzle_password_hash and drizzlebackup.innobase

Bug #970987 reported by coldtobi on 2012-04-01
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Bug Description


during Debian packaging of the 7.1.3[12]-rc, I figured out that those man-pages are missing.

Now running lintian...
W: drizzle-client: binary-without-manpage usr/bin/drizzle_password_hash
W: drizzle-client: binary-without-manpage usr/bin/drizzlebackup.innobase

Clint Byrum (clint-fewbar) wrote :

These would both benefit from at the very least a minimal "this does X" man page.

Changed in drizzle:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Low
tags: added: packaging
tags: added: low-hanging-fruit
Henrik Ingo (hingo) wrote :

I suppose I'm guilty of grabbing drizzle_password_hash from a source only file to installed binary. Remind me during GSoC to have it fixed (we might be working in this area).

coldtobi (tobi-coldtobi) wrote :


did you find time to document the commands?

coldtobi (tobi-coldtobi) wrote :

(Please not that for Debian I will need to remove this commands in the next upload if there is no manpage)

coldtobi (tobi-coldtobi) wrote :

Note that those two binaries are no longer shipped in Debia from 1:7.1.36-stable-3

drizzle (1:7.1.36-stable-3) unstable; urgency=low

  * Do not build undocumented commands drizzle_passwordhash and
    drizzlebackup.innobase (no man pages are available.) This is handled
    in the new patches donotbuild_drizzlepasswordhash.patch and

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