Lintian Reports

W manpage-has-useless-whatis-entry

All reports of manpage-has-useless-whatis-entry for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The whatis entry for this manual page (the brief description found in the NAME section) is of the form:

     program - manual page for program
    

This conveys no information about what the program is for and is repetitive. The short description should contain brief information about what the program is for to aid in searching with apropos and similar programs.

If this manpage was generated by help2man, use the -n option to provide a more meaningful description.

Severity: normal, Certainty: certain

Check: manpages, Type: binary

Evolution of the manpage-has-useless-whatis-entry Lintian tag over the past 366 days:

The beforementioned graph for the manpage-has-useless-whatis-entry tag

Emitted (non-overridden): 300, overridden: 112, total: 412

The package names link to the relevant maintainer page and the corresponding report for the source package. The links go to the full maintainer report page, which includes info and experimental tags and overridden tags, rather than the default page that shows only errors and warnings.

apt-clone 0.4.1 (binary)

automake 1:1.15.1-1 (binary)

automake1.11 1:1.11.6-4 (binary)

baitfisher 1.0+dfsg-1 (binary)

bedops 2.4.26+dfsg-1 (binary)

bio-rainbow 2.0.4-1+b1 (binary)

cassiopee 1.0.5-1 (binary)

cassiopee 1.0.5-1+b1 (binary)

clang-3.8 1:3.8.1-24 (binary) overridden

clang-3.9 1:3.9.1-10 (binary)

clang-4.0 1:4.0.1-1 (binary)

clang-5.0 1:5.0~svn305653-1 (binary)

clang-format-3.8 1:3.8.1-24 (binary) overridden

clang-format-3.9 1:3.9.1-10 (binary) overridden

clang-format-4.0 1:4.0.1-1 (binary) overridden

clang-format-5.0 1:5.0~svn305653-1 (binary) overridden

clang-tidy-3.8 1:3.8.1-24 (binary) overridden

clang-tidy-3.9 1:3.9.1-10 (binary) overridden

clang-tidy-4.0 1:4.0.1-1 (binary) overridden

clang-tidy-5.0 1:5.0~svn305653-1 (binary) overridden

ctioga2 0.14.1-1 (binary)

deja-dup 34.3-1 (binary)

discosnp 1.2.6-1+b2 (binary)

fp-utils-3.0.0 3.0.0+dfsg-12 (binary)

fp-utils-3.0.2 3.0.2+dfsg-3 (binary)

freelan 2.0-2 (binary)

gcompris 15.10-1+b1 (binary)

gdb-arm-none-eabi 7.12-6+9+b2 (binary)

google-perftools 2.5-2.2 (binary)

grub-legacy 0.97-72 (binary)

jeuclid-cli 3.1.9-3 (binary)

jupyter-qtconsole 4.2.1-3 (binary)

libcdio-utils 0.83-4.3+b1 (binary)

liblouisutdml-bin 2.6.0-3+b2 (binary)

lilypond 2.18.2-7 (binary)

lldb-3.8 1:3.8.1-24 (binary)

lldb-3.9 1:3.9.1-10 (binary)

lldb-4.0 1:4.0.1-1 (binary)

lldb-5.0 1:5.0~svn305653-1 (binary)

llvm-3.8 1:3.8.1-24 (binary) overridden

llvm-3.8-runtime 1:3.8.1-24 (binary)

llvm-3.9 1:3.9.1-10 (binary) overridden

llvm-3.9-runtime 1:3.9.1-10 (binary)

llvm-4.0 1:4.0.1-1 (binary) overridden

llvm-4.0-runtime 1:4.0.1-1 (binary)

llvm-5.0 1:5.0~svn305653-1 (binary) overridden

llvm-5.0-runtime 1:5.0~svn305653-1 (binary)

luakit 2012.09.13-r1-8+b1 (binary)

mapsembler2 2.2.3+dfsg-3+b1 (binary)

metis 5.1.0.dfsg-5+b2 (binary)

mp4v2-utils 2.0.0~dfsg0-5+b1 (binary)

node-uglify 2.8.29-1 (binary)

ohcount 3.0.0-8.3 (binary)

pyssim 0.2-1 (binary)

python-kid 0.9.6-3 (binary)

python-nipy 0.4.0+git26-gf8d3149-2 (binary)

python-sardana 2.2.2-3 (binary)

python-woo 1.0+dfsg1-1+b4 (binary)

python3-woo 1.0+dfsg1-1+b4 (binary)

scilab 5.5.2-4 (binary)

scilab-cli 5.5.2-4 (binary)

simpleopal 3.10.10~dfsg2-2+b2 (binary)

starpu-contrib-tools 1.2.0+dfsg-4 (binary)

starpu-tools 1.2.0+dfsg-4 (binary)

starpu-top 1.2.0+dfsg-4 (binary)

texlive-latex-extra 2017.20170623-1 (binary)

undertaker 1.6.1-4+b1 (binary)

vcdimager 0.7.24+dfsg-0.2 (binary)

yade 2017.01a-8 (binary)

zookeeper-bin 3.4.10-2 (binary)