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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: Matthias Scheler <tron%zhadum.org.uk@localhost>
To: Abhinav Upadhyay <er.abhinav.upadhyay%gmail.com@localhost>
Cc: NetBSD GNATS <gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/45980: Manual file indexing no longer supports compressed
Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2012 14:14:33 +0000
On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 07:40:44PM +0530, Abhinav Upadhyay wrote:
> Yes, currently makemandb is not able to index compressed man pages. I
> believe it is possible to add the support for compressed man pages in
> the tool, but I think a better solution would be to get the proper
> support for compressed man pages in mandoc itself.
Hmmm, maybe I missunderstood the problem. Would mparse_result() return
a "struct man *" full of binary data instead of failing if you pass
it a ".gz" file?
Matthias Scheler http://zhadum.org.uk/
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