Subject: RE: MKMANZ or MANZ?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com>
From: Michael South <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/10/2003 09:49:20
pkgsrc has a number of bugs in automatic handling of manpages. I'm
working on a fix, which will also include use of MKMANZ (if defined).
Hopefully it will get PR'd today. Until a fix is committed you can just
define MANZ--the 'src' tree still recognizes it.
> I'm confused now. The 'src' tree now uses MKMANZ to 'gzip'
> man pages, while 'pkgsrc' still uses MANZ. In the end,
> I must have both in my /etc/mk.conf.
> Moreover, some packages do not handle compressed man-pages
> correctly. For example archivers/zip and devel/ncurses.
> If one of these is installed, and you try 'pkg_admin rebuild',
> you'll have
> "pkg_admin: zip-2.3nb2: File '/usr/pkg/man/man1/zipcloak.1.gz
> is in +CONTENTS but not on filesystem!"
> Simply, 'zipcloak.1.gz' is a symbolic link to "`zip.1'.gz".