[arch-dev-public] replace man with man-db?

Andreas Radke a.radke at arcor.de
Mon Dec 22 13:17:14 EST 2008

Am Mon, 22 Dec 2008 19:03:19 +0100
schrieb Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net>:

> > I'd like to stay with our man until we can't fix something.
> If we want to switch to man-db, note that we have to update the man
> database after installing a package with manpages.
> I'm not comfortable with updating every package in our repository with
> such a command.

That's a big disadvantage when true. But it could probably be covered
with a feature in pacman checking for man- and info-files after each
pkg installation. Sure it would have to be done by someone first.


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