Re: Inclusion of all manual pages in all architecture releases
- In reply to: Fernando_Apesteguía : "Inclusion of all manual pages in all architecture releases"
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Date: Wed, 26 May 2021 15:24:23 UTC
On Wed, 26 May 2021 at 17:09, Fernando Apesteguía <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > I don't know what list this should be sent to, apologies if the > audience is too wide. > > For some time now, we have not included all manual pages in every > FreeBSD packaged release. For instance, i386 man pages are not > included in the FreeBSD amd64 distribution. > > This causes a number of problems: > > * The https://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi is incomplete. As an > example, it does not show results for pae(4). The reason for this is > that the cgi interface runs on FreeBSD amd64. > > * In FreeBSD amd64 some manual pages have broken X-refs. See hptrr(4) > for an example. > > * Also, we have broken links in our Release Notes. This is a > consequence of the first point. See > https://www.freebsd.org/releases/13.0R/hardware/#proc-i386. > > Is there a specific reason for this? I think this is a bug in our build system, starting at FreeBSD 10.x NetBSD ships all manual pages for all architectures in their package sets, and we should do the same. -Wolfram -- Wolfram Schneider <wosch@FreeBSD.org> https://wolfram.schneider.org