Subject: Re: CVS commit: src
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 02/05/2005 18:09:11
"Julio M. Merino Vidal" <> writes:
> On Sat, 2005-02-05 at 13:06 -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> matthew green <> writes:
>> > hmmm.. there is 21MB in /usr/share/man/cat* or so.  adding the html
>> > versions seem like a waste of diskspace to me...
>> Depends on the platform. On a machine with a 300G hard drive, 21MB is
>> totally ignorable. On an old Vax, it is a big problem.
> What about keeping them in separated sets?  Say man.tgz, man-cat.tgz,
> man-html.tgz...  After all, cat manual pages can be generated on the
> fly (if text.tgz is installed, if I'm not wrong).

That might not be an unreasonable way to go.