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Re: bin/45980: Manual file indexing no longer supports compressed manual pages
The following reply was made to PR bin/45980; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Jukka Ruohonen <jruohonen%iki.fi@localhost>
Cc: gnats-admin%NetBSD.org@localhost, netbsd-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: bin/45980: Manual file indexing no longer supports compressed
Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2012 15:41:17 +0200
On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 12:15:05PM +0000, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> The problem isn't related to compressed manual pages. The new tool
> e.g. insists on having an ".Nd" section in each manual page.
> Without that section the file won't get indexed.
> makewhatis(8) support this kind of manual pages without problems.
Seems like a very trivial thing to fix, and certainly not something to yearn
for the old makewhatis(8) (and the associated incapable tools).
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