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Re: manpages.debian.org has been modernized!

Ian Jackson <ijackson@chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:

> Michael Stapelberg writes ("Re: manpages.debian.org has been modernized!"):
>> On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 4:43 PM, Ian Jackson
>> <ijackson@chiark.greenend.org.uk> wrote:
>> > mariner:~> curl -s 'https://manpages.debian.org/cgi-bin/man.cgi?query=make&apropos=0&sektion=0&manpath=Debian+8+jessie&format=html&locale=en' | grep debiman
>> > mariner:~>
>> You’re querying the old software of manpages.debian.org which will be
>> turned down soon.
> I got that page as follows:
> Type into my browser address bar
>   https://manpages.debian.org/
> This redirects to
>   https://manpages.debian.org/cgi-bin/man.cgi
> and then if I type in details I get a url like the above.
> Hrm.
> I just looked with HEAD(1) and I don't get the redirect.
> Is it possible that there was previously a permanent redirect issued
> from the toplevel URL to this cgi-bin one ?  I'm not sure how to
> bypass such a thing.

What web browser are you using?  A few ways to clear out old
301-redirects in Firefox are discussed here:


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