[arch-general] rubbish files in krb5
goodmenzy at gmail.com
Tue Jul 6 12:19:14 UTC 2021
Thank you for your kindly reply. I got it.
Do you think that 2 small gz files should not be the hidden one? I
searched the dir /usr/share/man, and found that
those only those 2 files are name as the hidden ones.
Eli Schwartz via arch-general <arch-general at lists.archlinux.org>
> On 7/5/21 9:31 PM, Yi Zheng via arch-general wrote:
> > pkgfile shows:
> > core/krb5 /usr/share/man/man5/.k5identity.5.gz
> > core/krb5 /usr/share/man/man5/.k5login.5.gz
> > I'm sure that they are rubbish due to the small size......
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 42 Mar 21 21:16 /usr/share/man/man5/.k5identity.5.gz
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 39 Mar 21 21:16 /usr/share/man/man5/.k5login.5.gz
> They're not "rubbish". They are man's version of symlinks.
> $ gzip -d < /usr/share/man/man5/.k5identity.5.gz
> .so man5/k5identity.5
> $ gzip -d < /usr/share/man/man5/.k5login.5.gz
> .so man5/k5login.5
> You may find *many* very small files in /usr/share/man in the range of
> around 30 bytes to 130 bytes, which contain these zsoelim(1)
> preprocessor macros that simply include a different page as is.
> Eli Schwartz
> Bug Wrangler and Trusted User
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