loader manpages get installed in wrong build step

Alexandre Julliard julliard at winehq.org
Sun Nov 1 19:33:30 CST 2015

Sebastian Lackner <sebastian at fds-team.de> writes:

> Hiho,
> I've noticed another side effect introduced by
> http://source.winehq.org/git/wine.git/commit/da340169d6518cf42f1cbe169fbf120383202bdc,
> and I'm not sure if its intentional, or if its a bug.

It's intentional, in the sense that the manpages should go along with
the corresponding binary. So the wine manpage is installed when the wine
binary is installed, which in a wow64 setup means on the 32-bit side
(arguably we should also have a wine64 manpage installed on the 64-bit

> When both builds end in the same package (like on Archlinux) this doesn't matter,
> however there are plenty of distributions which ship the 32-bit and 64-bit
> parts in different packages. Having a few manpages in one and the rest in the
> other is at least a bit unusual, but could also lead to package conflicts.

I'm not sure I understand why it would be a problem to have the 32-bit
package install manpages. What issues do you see?

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at winehq.org

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