STAGE: explain man pages

Paul Schmehl pschmehl_lists at
Wed Oct 9 20:00:36 UTC 2013

--On October 9, 2013 8:44:55 PM +0100 Anton Shterenlikht <mexas at> 

> I'm getting:
># make stage
> ===>  Staging for urlview-0.9_7
> ===>   Generating temporary packing list
> /bin/sh ./mkinstalldirs
> /usr/ports/textproc/urlview/work/stage/usr/local/bin   install  -s -o
> root -g wheel -m 555  urlview
> /usr/ports/textproc/urlview/work/stage/usr/local/bin/urlview install  -o
> root -g wheel -m 444 /usr/local/man/man1/urlview.1 install
> -o root -g wheel -m 444
> /usr/ports/textproc/urlview/work/urlview-0.9/sample.urlview
> /usr/ports/textproc/urlview/work/stage/usr/local/etc/urlview.conf.sample
> ====> Compressing man pages
> Note that the man page is not installed on stage.
> The Makefile has:
> PLIST_FILES=    bin/urlview \
>                 etc/urlview.conf.sample \
>                 urlview.1
> The last file is the man page.
> What am I doing wrong?

You don't need to install or uninstall man pages.  They're done 

In the Makefile, use MANx=	name of man pages
e.g MAN1=	urlview.1

Remove the manpage from the pkg-plist file.

Paul Schmehl, Senior Infosec Analyst
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