Subject: Adding external references to the NetBSD manpages? (Was: Add a pkgsrc/security/apg reference to)
To: None <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.org>
From: Bernd Ernesti <email@example.com>
Date: 12/20/2005 18:25:35
do we really want to add such 'external' references to the manpages?
And if so, where do we start an stop doing it?
On Mon, Dec 19, 2005 at 01:45:01PM +0000, Rui Paulo wrote:
> On 2005.12.18 18:50:26 -0800, Christian Hopps wrote:
> | Recently I needed to change my password, and in trying to recall the
> | name of the pkg (apg) that generated good passwords, the first place
> | I looked was "man passwd" which of course didn't have a reference to
> | this pkg. Eventually a friend pointed me back to apg. Anyway I'm
> | wondering if this reference:
> | .Pa pkgsrc/security/apg
> | thus:
> | SEE ALSO
> | chpass(1), login(1), passwd(5), passwd.conf(5), pam(8), pwd_mkdb
> | (8),
> | vipw(8), pkgsrc/security/apg
> | would be worthwhile addition to the passwd.1 manpage.
> Yes, I think so.
> -- Rui Paulo