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Re: overwriting files from modules packages



martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Bob Proulx <bob@proulx.com> [2003.09.01.0853 +0200]:
> > Abbreviated example:
> >   make-pkg --append-to-version -2-686-smp kernel_modules
> > Produces:
> >   /usr/share/man/man4/bcm5700-2-4-21-2-686-smp.4.gz
> 
> Not by default. I could make that happen manually though, which is
> what I will do, in addition to /etc/alternatives.

I am not sure exactly what you mean here by "not by default".  You
don't usually include --append-to-version by default?  Or even if you
do use that option you still do not get a versioned man page by
default?  Or you usually build the kernel and modules differently such
that you don't get a versioned man page by default?  Sorry, but I am
just not clear here.

Looking at the man page more closely I personally would probably be
looking for that information in /usr/share/doc/ and not in a man page.
Let me place a preference vote that the information be moved there
instead.  That seems the cleaner solution.

Bob

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