SOLVED: Re: obsolete /usr/share/doc/handbook ?

Anton Shterenlikht mexas at
Wed Dec 31 13:53:11 UTC 2008

On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 01:30:48PM +0000, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> I update my local FBSD documentation with cvsup doc-all.
> I note that the latest FBSD documentation is under /usr/doc.
> However I still have /usr/share/doc which is about 2 years out of date.
> On the other hand /usr/doc does not appear in hier(7),
> whereas /usr/share/doc does.
> Can I safely delete the obsolete docs under /usr/share/doc?
> Why are there two doc folders?

sorry, rushed to ask before trying. I get it now.
/usr/doc - sources for all docs. Doing make install puts the
html docs under /usr/share/doc.

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