Close PR docs/68843
lothrandil at n00b.apagnu.se
Tue May 16 10:40:04 UTC 2006
Bruce A. Mah wrote:
> 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.
I figured it was something like that...
Nonetheless I think the PR can be closed since the issue brought up in
the PR is no more.
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