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Bug#320471: man-db 2.4.3-1 truncating man pages?

Package: man-db
Version: 2.4.3-1
Severity: normal


Some man pages can not be read in full length: This happened in an
xterm and on console: man pbbuttonsd.conf can be seen in full length
when opened by root, whereas the same page can be seen only in parts
when opened by a non-root user.

Sometimes man curl can't be read in full length either by root (on console) or a
non-root user (on X and console), and it can be read in full by su- root in an xterm, but not
by a non-root user in an xterm ...

While writing this message I downgraded man-db from 2.4.3-1 to
2.4.2-23, and the problem seems to be solved:

aptitude install man-db=2.4.2-23

Thanks for listening.

Best Regards

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'pool')
Architecture: powerpc (ppc)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.12+orinoco-patched
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=de_DE@euro (charmap=ISO-8859-15)

Versions of packages man-db depends on:
ii  bsdmainutils                6.1.2        collection of more utilities from 
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]       1.4.52       Debian configuration management sy
ii  dpkg                        1.13.10      Package maintenance system for Deb
ii  groff-base           GNU troff text-formatting system (
ii  libc6                       2.3.2.ds1-22 GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  libgdbm3                    1.8.3-2      GNU dbm database routines (runtime

man-db recommends no packages.

-- debconf information:
  man-db/build-database: false
  man-db/rebuild-database: true
* man-db/install-setuid: false

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