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

* David Weinehall:

>> 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
> replacement?

They are simply removed without replacement.  For most of the older
system calls, the old free manpages (which also contain Linux-specific
details) are still included in the upstream package.  Only new system
calls (such as mq_receive) appear to be undocumented.

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