File locations in manpage

Brooks Davis brooks at
Mon Mar 6 11:53:21 PST 2006

On Mon, Mar 06, 2006 at 12:52:40AM -0800, Loren M. Lang wrote:
> What's the best way to deal with file locations in manpages?  Should I
> have the manpage modified by sed so it always shows the full location of
> files, or leave it static with the defaults?  And what would be the best
> approach to modify it if I did so?

I definitely prefer modifying the manpage.  All the ported linux software
with references to files in /etc is annoying.

-- Brooks

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