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Re: Bug#49962: marked as done (automatic man-db upgrade if there are packages with manpages in /usr/share/man)

On Mon, 29 Jul 2002 19:38:22 +0200, Bernd Eckenfels
<lists@lina.inka.de> wrote:
>since every package has man pages (as of policy) I dont see use in adding
>the dependency to man-db to all debian packages. I would prefer to add
>man-db to the essential packages and make the system update those


There have been trojaned manpages in the past. Our servers don't have
man-db installed. If you have to read a manpage, please do so on the
system dedicated to having the manpages, not on the servers.

I'd hate to see man-db forced on my by the distribution. Let it be my
decision if I want to have man-db on the system.


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