Subject: Re: when to run makewhatis
To: None <>
From: Valeriy E. Ushakov <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/19/2007 17:00:30
Jeremy C. Reed <> wrote:

> Other BSDs run makewhatis weekly.
> It was removed from NetBSD's /etc/daily in 1993.
> Should it be ran weekly?
> Or what will update?
> I see on my systems it is way out of date and doesn't have pkgsrc 
> (/usr/pkg/share/man) also.

Out of date?  Don't we build and ship whatis database as part of sets?

SY, Uwe
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