Subject: Re: man.conf and mk.conf questions
To: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
Date: 09/27/1997 14:44:37
On Sat, 27 Sep 1997, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> It is actually useful to install the "source" man pages.
> Among other things, it makes producing printable troff'ed manuals
> possible. It also makes it possible to perform other sorts of work,
> like hypertext conversion, on the corpus.
This is true, but one can also get this by grabbing the sources
and pulling the manual pages out of there, albeit with a bit more
I suppose we could add yet another flag to our build system for
determining which set of manpages gets installed, but the situation
with flags in /usr/share/mk/* is already getting out of hand.
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