ipfw(8) doc bug?
smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Wed Jan 23 07:07:46 PST 2008
On Mon, 21 Jan 2008 19:07:19 +0100 Daniel Gerzo <danger at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> Monday, January 21, 2008, 2:42:53 PM, you wrote:
> > I was just browsing various versions of ipfw(8) such as:
> > http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=ipfw&apropos=0&sektion=0&manpath=FreeBSD+6.3-stable&format=html
> > and noticed that (and 6.3-RELEASE) manuals sport 'FreeBSD 7.0' footers,
> > however the proper FreeBSD 7 manual includes the new 'ipfw nat' section,
> > so is different in at least that respect.
> As far as I know, this isn't a bug. The reason why you see "FreeBSD
> 7.0" in the footer is that the machine, which is serving the online
> manuals is running 7.0, but the real content of the man page is the
> same as you will find in the 6.3-RELEASE.
Ah that explains it, thanks Daniel. Strangely perhaps, the 4.10 online
manual did say 4.10, but various others - before and since - say 7.0 ..
they all seem to have the original dates in the footers. Saves a PR :)
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