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Re: Port specific man pages

On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 6:38 AM, Jukka Ruohonen <jruohonen%iki.fi@localhost> 
> On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 04:27:15PM -0800, James Chacon wrote:
>> Ahh...you have to do man x86/est to get it's man page which seem
>> counterintuitive (was this a recent change in the last couple of
>> years? I don't remember having to do this in the past but it's been a
>> few years since I did anything with NetBSD).
> Hmm? In -current it should "just work", that is,
>        $ man est
> should give you the manual page.

It does not (this is -current):

jmc:13:32:08_quix:~>uname -a
NetBSD quix 5.99.58 NetBSD 5.99.58 (QUIX) #2: Fri Dec 16 08:02:26 PST
2011  jmc@quix:/usr/src/sys/arch/amd64/compile/QUIX amd64
jmc:13:32:11_quix:~>echo $MANPATH

jmc:13:32:34_quix:~>man est
man: no entry for est in the manual.
jmc:13:32:36_quix:~>man x86/est
EST(4)                  NetBSD Kernel Interfaces Manual                 EST(4)

Basically the default search path doesn't work except for the direct
mapping to $ARCH only. For i386/amd64 they really need to pickup x86
by default also. I'll look at it tonight.


> On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 10:21:40PM +0100, Thomas Klausner wrote:
>> Some time ago, src/share/man/man4/man4.x86 has been added for the common
>> man pages, and it already contains a number of man pages, but there was no
>> big push to move stuff there.
> Actually, most of the stuff is now shared in man4.x86 (and man9.x86 etc.).
> The few remaining items are somewhat unclear; either these are entirely
> i386-specific (i.e. unavailable on x86_64 as an architecture) or there was
> some uncertainty about this.
> - Jukka.

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