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Re: Importing the apropos GSoC code and switching to mandoc(1) by default

On Sun, 5 Feb 2012 02:24:39 +0100
Joerg Sonnenberger <> wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 02, 2012 at 12:46:54AM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > attached is the new apropos created by Abhinav Upadhyay during last
> > year's Summer of Code. I've added a small whatis(1) implementation to
> > round it up. This should be a functional replacement for apropos(1) and
> > whatis(1). It obsoletes makewhatis(8).
> Attached is the patch to integrate this into base and hook it into
> daily/weekly and the boot process. Old apropos/whatis can be obtained
> for now by using MKMAKEMANDB=no.
> This also fixes a bug found in to makemandb code when using it with
> certain packages.

Thanks a lot for importing this,

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