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Re: Man page owner

Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> writes:

> On Sun, Nov 20, 2005 at 08:40:17PM +0000, Rich Walker wrote:
>> This is probably a question with an obvious answer, but I couldn't find
>> the answer.
>> Why are man pages installed with owner and group  "root" rather than
>> owner and group "man"?
> Why would "man" need write access to the man pages?

Good point.

Just seemed ... odd.

cheers, Rich.

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