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Re: Bug#353381: ITP: freebsd-manpages -- Manual pages for a GNU/kFreeBSD system

On Sun, Feb 19, 2006 at 11:26:57AM +0100, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Russ Allbery:
> > Your points about sync(8) and tzselect(8) seem reasonable on the surface,
> > but the rest of this seems to be disregarding the fact that manpages and
> > manpages-dev are not native packages.  Those man pages are included in
> > that package because they're maintained together upstream in a
> > distribution that Debian packages.
> Upstream includes non-free manpages these days, so in reality, we have
> already forked.  Further Debian-specific changes are needed to address
> bugs such as #295211 (upstream does not document our libc/kernel
> combination).

What manpages in upstream are non-free?  Do we have rewritten
alternatives in Debian, or are those pages simply removed without

Regards: David Weinehall
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