Subject: Re: Regressions in dict-client.
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jim Wise <email@example.com>
Date: 03/18/2005 21:18:13
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On Fri, 18 Mar 2005 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>There are a couple of problems with dict-client, with respect to how it used
>to function, and how it now functions.
>1. --enable-dictorg functionality was lost.
> I'm not sure if this was explicitly needed in past versions of
> dict-client, but out of the box, dict 1.5.5/rf on NetBSD 2.0_BETA
> would query dict.org without any existing dict.conf.
>2. The makefile needs to substitute where dict(1) expects to find its
> configuration file in the produced manpage. The manpage referes to
> /etc/dict.org, but of course in my particular pkgsrc installation,
> it's going to /usr/pkg/etc/dict.org.
>So #2 is relatively minor, but #1 is a bit of a frustration when you need to
>install dict and look something up quick.
1.) is now fixed. 2.) is not.
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