Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc/etc
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Luke Mewburn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/30/2001 10:03:38
On Sun, Jul 29, 2001 at 08:34:18PM +0400, Valeriy E. Ushakov wrote:
> To clarify this a bit.
> apropos(1) processes globs in _whatdb entries, but catman(8) doesn't.
> Catman needs to be updated to ignore _whatdb alltogether and use the
> same logic for running makewhatis it uses for man paths. This will
> make catman -w -M /usr/pkg/man DTRT.
> Wiz and I (since I fixed another glob-related issue recently, which
> I'm now starting to regret ;-) discussed this briefly and so far it
> seems easier to temporarily revert Luke's globifying of _whatdb.
Oops! I was in the process of looking at and finishing off PR 1904
and got distracted. If you want work with me on this, feel free.