Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Sun Oct 28 01:32:36 PDT 2007

On Sun, 28 Oct 2007, Christian Brueffer wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 28, 2007 at 12:03:33AM -0400, Andrew Lankford wrote:
>>   I just noticed that /usr/share/man/man8/MAKEDEV.8 is still in the
>> FreeBSD-7 tree.  Is this intentional?  It still says that MAKEDEV is
>> located in /dev and mentions MAKEDEV.local as well.
> Could it be that you have updated this machine from RELENG_4?  The fact
> that the file you're referring to has no .gz extention show that it's
> stale, manpages have been compressed for some time now.

A simple way to make sure you don't get bitten by this is to 'rm -r 
/usr/share/man' right before you do 'make installworld'. (Or you can mv it 
if you're paranoid, I've been deleting it for a long time now and it's 
never bitten me.)




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