[arch-general] X11 man pages
Jan de Groot
jan at jgc.homeip.net
Fri Feb 8 18:22:20 EST 2008
On Fri, 2008-02-08 at 17:13 -0600, Aaron Griffin wrote:
> On Feb 8, 2008 5:06 PM, marc[î1] <marci1 at archlinux.fr> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Arch devs put man pages in /usr/share/man like FHS want, ok.
> > But FHS says :
> > « Manual pages for X11R6 are stored in /usr/X11R6/man. It follows that all
> > manual page hierarchies in the system must have the same structure
> > as /usr/share/man. »
> > http://www.pathname.com/fhs/pub/fhs-2.3.html#USRSHAREMANMANUALPAGES
> > I don't understand FHS or ArchLinux should put X11 man page
> > in /usr/X11R6/man ?
> Hmmm, I actually think you might be right here. It seems weird, but
> the FHS is fairly explicit on it. I'd suggest you file a bug report
> about this.
> As for Travis' comment, xorg 7 is an implementation of X11R6.
No, not the crappy /usr/X11R6 prefix again. FHS or not, the manpages
don't belong in a directory where the rest isn't installed. Even Debian,
the most FHS-compliant distro I know, isn't installing X11 packages
in /usr/X11R6 anymore.
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