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[Man-db-announce] man-db 2.5.2 released

From: Colin Watson
Subject: [Man-db-announce] man-db 2.5.2 released
Date: Mon, 5 May 2008 02:46:38 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

I've released man-db 2.5.2.


man-db contains an implementation of the man command, which is the
primary way of examining the on-line help files (manual pages). Other
utilities provided include the whatis and apropos commands for searching
the manual page database, the manpath utility for determining the manual
page search path, and the maintenance utilities mandb, catman and
zsoelim. The package requires a troff installation, such as groff (GNU
troff) to format and display the manual pages.

About this release

This is a minor bug-fix release, mainly to deal with various special
cases of localisation. It also fixes the 'man -H' option, broken in
man-db 2.5.1.

Polish translations of man-db's own manual pages have been added, as the
first user of the new po4a-based translation structure.

For full details of these and of the other improvements in this release,
please see the files docs/NEWS and docs/ChangeLog in the source


Colin Watson                                       address@hidden

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