[arch-dev-public] [signoff] man-db 2.5.3-2 replacing man

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Thu Feb 19 15:13:10 EST 2009

On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 10:57 AM, Andreas Radke <a.radke at arcor.de> wrote:
> Am Thu, 19 Feb 2009 07:27:01 -0600
> schrieb Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com>:
>> Don't Andy's and Jan's words here contradict with regard to creating
>> a man user?
>> -Dan
> This was my mistake. I had cp'ed the install file from the community
> pkg and missed make my changes before the commit.
> So a -2 pkg is now up for signoff. I removed the unwanted man user
> creation. Added a msg for anybody upgrading from 2.5.3-1 and earlier to
> remove the user and change permission on the db dir. The cronjob runs in
> quiet mode now. Added a backup array for its config file. Now it should
> be ready to move.
> Anything else to improve?
> -Andy

I haven't tried the -2 pkg yet , but I noticed that with man-db I
don't have coloured man pages anymore when using 'less' as the pager.
To get coloured man pages, I need to use 'most' as pager.
Is there anyone else who has this problem? It might be caused by a
lack of a feature in man-db (I can't see why it would be the case) or
a config issue. I haven't spent much time looking it up as it's a
minor thing and works with 'most' although I would prefer 'less'.


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