No man pages by default
doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Tue Feb 19 06:48:19 UTC 2019
Oops a co-worker reminded me I asked this in the past :)
A suggestion then was to use MAN_SUFFIX to avoid collisions with multiple Tcl versions being installed simultaneously so I'll see about creating patches to do that.
> On 19 Feb 2019, at 17:02, Daniel O'Connor <doconnor at gsoft.com.au> wrote:
> We use Tcl/Tk on FreeBSD for a lot of work things (running radar systems) and one annoying bug bear is the lack of man pages by default.
> The commit to disable them (https://svnweb.freebsd.org/ports?view=revision&revision=229081) doesn't say why so I was wondering if anyone knew, and if there would be any objections to changing the default?
> We would very much like to transition to using FreeBSD default packages wherever possible and this would be very helpful.
> I did have a look in bugzilla but I couldn't find anything (apart from a few name conflicts which were fixed with some man page renames).
> Any information / feedback much appreciated.
> Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
> for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
> "The nice thing about standards is that there
> are so many of them to choose from."
> -- Andrew Tanenbaum
Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
"The nice thing about standards is that there
are so many of them to choose from."
-- Andrew Tanenbaum
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