[Bug 257982] devel/binutils: manpages are empty after 2.37 update

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Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2021 18:22:40 +0000

Fernando ApesteguĂ­a <fernape_at_FreeBSD.org> changed:

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--- Comment #4 from Fernando ApesteguĂ­a <fernape_at_FreeBSD.org> ---
Created attachment 227554
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Proposed patch

I am not very familiar with this port, but in our case, man pages are empty
right after extract.

If I understand the Makefiles correctly, texti2pod.pl is supposed to run first
to generate .pod files from binutils.texi and then, pod2man should be
generating the final manual pages.

In addition to the patch, I needed to remove the empty .1 man files that come
with the distribution in post-patch. Otherwise the Makefile do not generate

Tested in 12.2 amd64. Build testing _at_work for other environments (may take a

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