svn commit: r194493 - head/usr.bin/catman

Alexey Dokuchaev danfe at
Sun Jun 21 13:48:27 UTC 2009

Bruce Evans wrote:
> I've never seen a machine that actually runs catman.  I remove the
> cat directories on all my machines to prevent any saving of cat
> pages.  All FreeBSD cluster machines that I checked (just 3) have
> 0, 1 and 2 saved cat pages.  This shows shows that catman isn't run
> on them and that root rarely looks at man pages on them.

This kinda brings up the question, do we actually need catman(1) at all
these days of fast CPU and disks and plenty of RAM?


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