Relation to eucalyptus no stated in man pages

Bug #1436645 reported by Volker Siegel on 2015-03-26
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euca2ools (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

The individual man pages do not reveal the relation to the package, which is confusing when seeing the man page.

The man pages note that they describe a "user command" and are in man section 1 (see below for a typical example page).
The command names use a common prefix "euare-" with no obvious meaning.
Even the last line does not help for a user who does not know what a "ools" is.

Based on this, it look like it describes some variant of the local system commands, like belonging to a different desktop environment or so.

So, there is very few information about what the commands belong to.

As solution, the man pages should at least say they are related to Eucalyptus;
even better, they could contain a one or two line summary stating the relation of Eucalyptus to AWS.
(The package short description is "tools for interacting with AWS API-compatible services" for example)

Version euca2ools 3.0.2-1ubuntu1

Example from man page of euare-groupmod:


        euare-groupmod - Change the name and/or path of a group

        euare-groupmod -g GROUP [-n GROUP] [-p PATH] [--as-account ACCOUNT]
        [--region USER@REGION | -U URL] [-I KEY_ID] [-S KEY] [--debug] [--debugger]
        [--version] [-h]

        Change the name and/or path of a group

    optional arguments:

[ ... ]

        -h, --help
               show this help message and exit

 euca2ools 3.0.1 August 2013 EUARE-GROUPMOD(1)

Volker Siegel (vsiegel) on 2015-03-26
description: updated
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