Close PR docs/68843
Bruce A. Mah
bmah at freebsd.org
Mon May 15 20:11:43 UTC 2006
If memory serves me right, Niclas Zeising wrote:
> [Cleaning out gnats]
> I think PR docs/68843 , also found here:
> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=docs/68843 , can be closed.
> The PR mentions that the manual pages for rc(8) and rc.subr(8) have
> different footers (with date and operating system version) depending on
> where you look at the page. The dates depends on when the last change to
> the manual page is done (when .Dd is bumped) and the version mentioned
> depends on which version of FreeBSD shows the manual.
> If you look at a manual page on the web site the footer says FreeBSD
> 4.11, this should maybe be changed to 6.1 or something, but it's not
> that big of a deal.
Part of the reason for the different manpage footers is because the
machine that serves the on-line manpages for the Web site is a FreeBSD
4.11 machine, so that's the OS revision that gets put into the footer.
This is not to say this PR is any more or less relevant, but that's why
it is the way it is.
I just realized this while I was investigating a nearby issue this morning.
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