Subject: Re: pkg/31273
To: None <,,>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: pkgsrc-bugs
Date: 10/20/2005 18:47:02
The following reply was made to PR pkg/31273; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Todd Vierling <>
To: Jan Schaumann <>
Subject: Re: pkg/31273
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2005 14:46:39 -0400 (EDT)

 On Thu, 20 Oct 2005, Jan Schaumann wrote:
 > 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,
 It would be even better to make the package not install nroff-preformatted
 manpages at all.  Most packages don't, and findutils is one [glaring]
 exception to the common practice of allowing nroff to happen at runtime.
 -- Todd Vierling <> <> <>