glibc man pages

Arkadiusz Miśkiewicz arekm at
Sat Jul 12 21:28:47 CEST 2014

On Saturday 12 of July 2014, Jakub Bogusz wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 12, 2014 at 06:42:46PM +0200, Arkadiusz Miśkiewicz wrote:
> > Hi. There are outdated manual pages in glibc.spec:
> > Source5:{name}-man-pages.tar.bz2
> > 
> > So the question is - do we really want them there? man-pages project have
> > updated version, so why we don't use these pages from man-pages?
> This tarball should be updated from latest man pages.
> I worked on some automation scripts for updating per-package man pages
> tarballs a few years ago, maybe it would be easy to use them for glibc
> now...

I fail to understand why we want them in glibc.spec so badly. man-pages.spec 
providing them is more sane to me.

Maintained, doesn't require glibc rebuild and upgrade to get updated docs etc.

Arkadiusz Miśkiewicz, arekm /

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