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

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