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Re: man -M tcl (was: All caps .TH page title)

From: Alejandro Colomar
Subject: Re: man -M tcl (was: All caps .TH page title)
Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2022 15:27:48 +0200
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On 7/29/22 15:22, Ingo Schwarze wrote:
What are your thoughts?

Yes, even though /usr/local/share/doc/pkgname/man/man* is a bit long,
it makes more sense than paths like


Then again, *if* we go the -M alias way, these paths are only
ever used in the man.conf(5) file.  So where exactly they are
has no major impact on the user and is more a matter of system

Yeah, I do want to have system cleanliness, especially to help programmers organizing their file hierarchy know where they should put things.

So, let it be </usr/local/share/doc/pkgname/man/man*>.

I'll have a look at the POSIX man pages and see if there's something I can do there.



Alejandro Colomar

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