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Re: bin/46637: makemandb fails with segmentation fault

On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 2:14 AM, I'Khala X <> wrote:
> Well here's an update.
> I deleted /usr/share/man and grabbed the latest man.tgz from nyftp.  Lo
> and behold no more errors.
> Here is the tail end of running makemandb -vf
> Parsing: /usr/local/man/mann/tk_chooseColor.n.gz
> Parsing: /usr/local/man/mann/tk_chooseDirectory.n.gz
> Parsing: /usr/local/man/mann/tk_optionMenu.n.gz
> Total Number of new or updated pages enountered = 7356
> Total number of pages that were successfully indexed/updated = 6729
> Total number of (hard or symbolic) links found = 613
> Total number of pages that could not be indexed due to errors = 14
> [ronin:/root]# apropos tk
> tk (n)  Manipulate Tk internal state
> The tk command provides access to miscellaneous elements of Tk's internal
> state. Most of the information manipulated by this command pertains to the
> application as a whole, or to a screen or display, rather than to a
> particular window...
> Looks like I'm good now ...

Good to know :)

That's what I had asked you to do at the first place, update the man
pages. However, be warned that since you completely removed
/usr/share/man and brought man pages from man.tgz, some man pages
might be missing on your system (man.tgz does not have all the man
pages). To get the complete set of man pages, either update your
installation with rest of the binary sets from nyftp or build and
update it yourself.

This might help you, since you are already tracking current:


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