Subject: Re: program name and matching man page
To: None <>
From: Johnny C. Lam <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 09/17/2007 09:31:09
Klaus Heinz wrote:
> I am looking at a package where the program is called "microdc2" (the
> successor to "microdc") and its man page is called "microdc.1".
> As a user, I would have expected it to be called "microdc2.1".
> I would like to rename the man page or at least add a link (soft? hard?)
> for microdc2.1.

I agree that this is slightly confusing/surprising, and having a 
"microdc2.1" man page makes sense.  Go ahead and use a soft link.  The 
pkgsrc infrastructure understands how to deal with soft links when doing 
MANZ processing.


	-- Johnny Lam