Re: mandb, man, manpath question
On Thu, 17 Feb 2000, Johann Spies wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 16, 2000 at 04:31:53PM -0700, Rick Macdonald wrote:
> > On Tue, 15 Feb 2000, Johann Spies wrote:
> > > After installing a few potato packages the manpages of some of them are
> > > not available although they are there.
> > I hope that you didn't mind my "me too" post the other day. Some people
> > get upset.
> Not at all.
> > I didn't see any replies. Did you?
> No replies. Maybe nobody knows the answer. I suspect it is the
> combination of slink/potato that is causing the problem.
> If I remember correctly you said that you also installed potato's
> manpages package? And that did not sort out the problem?
> Anyhow it is not so serious that I will spend a lot of time on it. As
> soon as potato comes out officially, I will order my cd's and do a
No, I think it's worse than that.
>From a pure slink system, I did a dist-upgrade and got the same problem
that you have. Sine then, I've been doing a dist-upgrade almost daily to
pick up the few packages that are being updated daily. man-db was updated
a couple of days ago but the problem is still there.
So, I really think that the problem you descibed is indeed a potato bug.