Subject: Re: program name and matching man page
To: None <pkgsrc-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Johnny C. Lam <email@example.com>
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
-- Johnny Lam