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Re: manpages under i386 sub directory and what about amd64?

On Fri, 7 Mar 2008, Jeremy C. Reed wrote to netbsd-help:

> mbrlabel manpage references mbr(8). But:
> tx:src$ man mbr
> man: no entry for mbr in the manual.
> It is at /usr/share/man/man8/i386/mbr.8
> I don't see any setting in man.conf or in man manpage about this.
> man.conf does say:
>       If on a machine of type ``vax'', the subdirectory ``vax'' in each 
>       directory would be searched as well, before the directory was 
>       searched.
> Well that explains that. I am on amd64 not i386. So my system has 
> platform specific manpages for 30 different platforms, but none for amd64.
> Should the SEE ALSO in mbrlabel(8) mention i386 for the mbr(8)?
> This works fine:
> man i386/mbr
>   Jeremy C. Reed

So I was told about open PR #36350 "Many man pages missing on amd64" 
http://www.netbsd.org/cgi-bin/query-pr-single.pl?number=36350 which 
appears to have a fix (by having a common new category "x86"), but I 
haven't tested yet.

What is the status with this?

(I bcc'd the original list I posted this on so others can know where the 
conversation moved to. I cc'd port-i386 since this is for i386 man pages 

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