[arch-dev-public] Updating 'man'
shiningxc at gmail.com
Wed Jan 23 06:38:30 EST 2008
Aaron Griffin wrote:
> Hey guys, I tried contacting Andy directly but got no response, so I
> am going to run this by everyone else.
> I want to update the man package with a couple of changes:
> Remove -Tlatin from the nroff call, as nroff will autodetect the
> proper charset (this will help in displaying utf8 man pages), closing
> 7477 hopefully.
> Run configure with +fhs so that it thinks man pages are in
> /usr/share/man *first*
> Is this acceptable?
Removing -Tlatin1 from the nroff call is apparently required for
displaying man pages correctly (eg pacman man page with ´ or localized
mplayer man page), so that change looks good to me.
And probably this should be done when the new filesystem is moved to core.
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