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Re: makemandb vs. man.conf's _whatdb
On Wed, Sep 05, 2012 at 11:00:59PM -0500, Dave Huang wrote:
> > While it is a usage change maybe -o could be repurposed for output
> > file (similar to services_mkdb, to pick another /var/db generator) and
> > -O used for optimise?
> Sure, that would work for me too... although for my situation, I'd
> still need a symlink in /var/db, since apropos and whatis are
> hardcoded to look there. I had suggested the man.conf keyword since
> it's a centralized location for makemandb, apropos, and whatis
FWIW, it seems like a good idea to me.
David A. Holland
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