Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/net/tnftp
To: None <>
From: Johnny Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/26/2006 08:51:41
Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 26, 2006 at 10:14:59AM +0200, Gilles Dauphin wrote:
>>>> Modified Files:
>>>> 	pkgsrc/net/tnftp: Makefile PLIST
>>>> 	pkgsrc/net/tnftp/files/src:
>>>> Log Message:
>>>> For consistency with the other tools from bootstrap, the preformatted
>>>> manual page is installed as cat1/ftp.0 instead of cat1/ftp.1. Bumped
>>> In fact, I'd prefer if no cat pages would be installed at all.
>>> Joerg
>> I am not really OK with Joerg
>> I'd prefer package with man pages correctly formated for targeted system.
> Yes, but duplicating the logic over packages is bad. As bad as wiering a
> possible broken default value. Like I wrote in reply to rillig, this
> should be handled as part of the post-install work if the platform/user
> desires it, just like man page compression is already handled.

[NOTE: Moved to  Please reply to that list.]

This is fine for most packages, but I think the difference here is that 
this is a potentially a bootstrap-installed package.  We may well want 
to provide some formatted catman pages for just the bootstrap-installed 


	-- Johnny Lam <>