[LFS Trac] #2120: Outdated policy text on Man-DB page

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Mon Oct 6 19:09:02 PDT 2008

#2120: Outdated policy text on Man-DB page
 Reporter:  alexander at linuxfromscratch.org  |        Owner:  lfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
     Type:  defect                          |       Status:  new                          
 Priority:  normal                          |    Milestone:  6.4                          
Component:  Book                            |      Version:  SVN                          
 Severity:  normal                          |   Resolution:                               
 Keywords:                                  |  
Comment (by dj at linuxfromscratch.org):

 Excellent analysis William.  Thank you very much for this.  The GDBM
 change will have to wait.  While BerkelyDB is overkill for man-db, adding
 another package to the base is not desirable, but a swap of packages is
 very desirable.  We'll need to see if we can kill arpd in iproute2 again
 (or if somebody has hacked it up to use GDBM). Perl also will utilize
 BerkelyDB, but I don't know what it is for, or if GDBM can replace BDB's
 functionality for Perl.

Ticket URL: <http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/ticket/2120#comment:4>
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