Subject: Re: misc/100: make *.0 (man pages) problem when nroff aborts
To: None <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <cgd@nobozo.CS.Berkeley.EDU>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 01/25/1994 13:55:35
> If nroff aborts, rather than ending normally, an incorrect result can
> be left in the output file. The system makefile rules don't discard
> nroff output files if nroff aborts. If 'make -k' was done to rebuild
> the system, during subsequent installation, the man pages will be
> overwritten with these bogus output files.

There is a problem there, but your solution isn't the correct on;
given your solution, if you're just doing a 'make', it will exit
successfully, even though the man page wasn't built successfully.

a fix has been made.