/usr/share/man as man prefix

Willy Goiffon willy at mailoo.org
Wed Dec 16 07:02:29 UTC 2015


Fredrik Rinnestam wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 13, 2015 at 03:43:22PM +0100, Willy Goiffon wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> > 
> > I've noticed a lot of packages in crux 3.2 still make use of /usr/man as
> > the manpage directory, even though it's supposed to be /usr/share/man
> > for 3.2 installations.
> > 
> > To get the list of these packages you can use this command:
> > 
> > 	find /usr/ports -name .footprint -exec grep 'usr/man' {} + | cut -d: -f1 | xargs dirname | sort | uniq
> > 
> > That's more than 500 ports, which is a lot seeing how easy it can be
> > fixed.
> > 
> > This is not a *real* problem per se, as you can still access the pages,
> > but I though it would be nice to see it fixed.
> 
> Indeed. It's not really a problem. Since both paths work, maintainers
> are expected to do the "migration" during the 3.2 lifecycle.
 
I though ports had to be migrated BEFORE crux 3.2 was out. I'll just
make a symlink as other people suggested then.

Thanks for the reply!

-- 
Willy Goiffon



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