[lfs-dev] Installed file is duplicated (/usr/share/man/man3/getspnam.3)
chris at beaker67.com
Fri Feb 12 11:33:07 PST 2016
On 02/12/2016 02:17 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Daniel Schepler wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 9:40 AM, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com>
>>> The shadow version is installed last and overwrites the man pages
>>> That is appropriate. There is no reason to suppress the man-pages
>> It does create a conflict if you're using the
>> one-user-per-source-package hint, or one of the hints to incorporate a
>> package manager like dpkg into the process.
> We have never made changes to support any package managers. I really do
> not want to start. I'm afraid that would lead to lots changes that are
> not needed for most users.
> -- Bruce
A few points:
1) Even assuming you see this just as something for supporting package
managers, it does not cause any issues if you are also *not* using a
2) The book generally should not depend on files just being overwritten
by other packages, and in fact there is precedent in the book for
avoiding this. See, for example, --disable-kill in procps-ng to favor
the version installed by util-linux.
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