Please review for Man-DB changes
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Oct 22 21:01:19 PDT 2008
DJ Lucas wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Thanks Bruce.
>> I don't care for the wording:
>> "Use a sed substitution to delete the â€œ/usr/manâ€ and â€œ/usr/local/manâ€ lines in
>> the man_db.conf file to prevent redundant results when using programs such as
>> How about: "Since LFS sets /usr/man and /usr/local/man as symlinks, delete
>> lines in the configuration file that cause redundant results when using programs
>> such as whatis."
> Nor did I care for that variant after I read it aloud. I went with a
> mix, but I'm still open to suggestions.
>> s/This script was written, and included in LFS to overcome this problem.
>> The script will allow you to pass an in and out value to convert man pages to
>> and from legacy 8-bit and UTF-8 encodings./The following script will allow you
>> to convert man pages to and from legacy 8-bit and UTF-8 encodings./
> Oops. I ditched the '8-bit' part because it is not accurate (not all
> legacy encodings are 8-bit). All other changes made verbatim and put
> into the same location for further review.
Looks OK to me, but I'd like to get Alex's input. In any case, I think its OK
for the -dev version of the book.
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