Where is the info viewer?

Michael Sierchio kudzu at tenebras.com
Wed Sep 11 09:45:41 UTC 2019

On Tue, Sep 10, 2019 at 7:15 PM Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:

It's like how tools like dig and bind disappeared from the base system.
> They are now in ports and can be installed optionally. However, if a
> documentation file is still part of the OS, and installed along with
> the tools comprising the OS, the corresponding reader (!) should also
> be part of the OS. Or at least a placeholder, which could be a script
> that simply echo "This tool is no longer part of FreeBSD, please install
> this or that.", exit 0. :-)

POLA violations abound.  But it should be

exit 69

*EX_UNAVAILABLE* (69)   A service is unavailable.  This can occur if a
support program or file does not

                      exist.  This can also be used as a catchall message
when something you wanted to

                      do doesn't work, but you don't know why

"Well," Brahmā said, "even after ten thousand explanations, a fool is no
wiser, but an intelligent person requires only two thousand five hundred."

- The Mahābhārata

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