Subject: Re: pkg/31273
To: None <>
From: Jan Schaumann <>
List: pkgsrc-bugs
Date: 10/20/2005 09:15:45
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Stuart Shelton <> wrote:
>  Just a quick comment to say that I might have misunderstood one of the=
>  earlier points, but "nroff" is available for IRIX: it's not installed by=
>  default, but SGI's Freeware does include it.  Can its presence be detect=
>  rather than never building pre-formatted man pages (if I've understood a=
>  this is what the new behavior is)

Well, this is somewhat tricky as this changes the list of files to be
installed (PLIST).  It might be better to install a proper nroff
alternative from pkgsrc, but IIRC that pulls in a rats tail of
dependencies, which may seem silly if all you want is format one little


P.S.: I'll xpost and followup-to this to tech-pkg.

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