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Re: cd man ; make ; make install
On Fri, Aug 29, 2003 at 11:23:10AM -0300, Mariano Absatz wrote:
> I understand you're just doing this large revamp, but at least on the system
> I'm playing around now (RedHat 7.3), the "man" command doesn't understand the
> .Xzm extensions that the manpages are getting...
Damn. My actual "will it work ?" bechmark was Solaris 8, and it
did work in there as well as at Linux (RH 9:ish), so I committed it.
At Solaris 8 I noticed that header line
does not automatically run tbl(1) for the nroff source before
doing actual nroffing. Solaris man-pages did say to use:
instead, and that appears to work properly both at Solaris, and
at Linux (RH 9:ish.)
All this "fun" begun with an observation of clashing with inn's
"sm.8" page. In some situations the 'sm' TA module in ZMailer
is called 'smcm', which I don't see colliding in my system, but
who knows... Simultaneously there is no reason to change
filename of that binary, is there ? (Which leads to interesting
problems in finding those man-pages...)
E.g. Should all man-pages be prefixed with "zm-" (besides
of "zmailer.1"), and be referred as such in all documentation ?
At least then it would be highly unlikely to have any namespace
> I even tried adding ".zm" in /etc/man.config, to no avail...
> Maybe pages should be renamed into something else?
> If this is just a "I'll do this next week" thing, just tell me so and
> that'll be OK...
"Damned if I do. Damned is I don't..."
> El 29 Aug 2003 a las 1:43, Matti Aarnio escribió:
> > On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 06:06:14PM -0300, Mariano Absatz wrote:
> > > Hi Matti,
> > >
> > > I just updated from CVS ('cause I'm having some problems... I'll tell you
> > > about in the next message if I can't solve it) and noticed that:
> > >
> > > cd man
> > > make install MANDIR=/path/to/man
> > >
> > > does no longer work, since some of the manpages are generated
> > > and you have to:
> > ....
> > Adding one dependency set (for the generated pages) did solve that.
> > I did notice it while doing editing, but didn't at first
> > do anything about it. .. and I am still in the middle
> > of forming zmailer.conf.5*'s input text.
> Mariano Absatz
> El Baby
/Matti Aarnio <email@example.com>
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