Alex Kozlov spam at rm-rf.kiev.ua
Sun Nov 4 04:54:35 PST 2007

On Sat, Nov 03, 2007 at 01:48:54PM -0400, Andrew Lankford wrote:
> Sounds good, but what about:
>   1) adding rm /usr/share/man/ to the appropriate Makefile(s).  Is the 
> issue the possibility of mucking up any port or third party app that
> also writes to /usr/share/man?
No. And even if so, then this is a mistake, and the sooner it will be
found the better. But deleting whole /usr/share/man by default little
to radical, I think.

>   2) getting rid of catman and forcing man to generate a new one from 
> scratch each time instead of filling up /usr/share/man/cat* with stale
> files.  Is this going to be a big drain on a p4-era pc compared to 
> something like another periodic.conf script?
> or
>   3) A compile or run-time option that disables catman as described above.
> If I knew of one, I'd enable it without a second thought on my cutting
> edge p3 desktop :)
Put weekly_catman_enable="NO" in your /etc/periodic.conf


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