Subject: Re: openssl package and passwd.1 manpage
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Johnny C. Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/07/2005 13:10:59
Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> Can we install the openssl passwd.1 manpage with a different name?
> (It conflicts with the real passwd.1 for the real passwd(1) installed on
> some of my systems.)
> Debian and Suse Linux installs it as passwd.1ssl. Also, installs
> others as 1ssl (other than openssl(1) though).
> I am not sure how to access them with man under Linux though except by
> using full path, like: "man /usr/share/man/man1/passwd.1ssl.gz".
> Several of these section 1 manpages are not even tools, but options
> (sub-commands) to the openssl command.

Yes, I would gladly accept a patch that installs these "subcommand" man 
pages as openssl_<command>.1.


	-- Johnny Lam <>