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MANPAGE-ALERT(1) General Commands Manual MANPAGE-ALERT(1)


manpage-alert - check for binaries without corresponding manpages


manpage-alert [options] [paths]


manpage-alert searches the given list of paths for binaries without corresponding manpages.

If no paths are specified on the command line, the path list /bin /sbin /usr/bin /usr/sbin /usr/games will be assumed.


Show a summary of options.
Show version and copyright information.
Show filenames of missing manpages without any leading text.
Show filenames of missing manpages with their package name.
Do not show statistics at the end.


manpage-alert was written by Branden Robinson and modified by Julian Gilbey <> and Adam D. Barratt <> (who also wrote this manpage) for the devscripts package.

This manpage and the associated program are licensed under the terms of the GPL, version 2 or later.

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