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Re: 1.5.x goes current on 2003-08-23?
Am Dienstag, 5. August 2003 um 01:56 schriebst du:
>>>Also, for 5.8.1, can you turn back on MakeMaker's bzipping of manpages,
>>>like you had during the 5.8.0RC's? You might also considier targeting
>>>/usr/share/man, as that is what we are hoping to transition to...
>> IIRC, I compressed the manpages manually, but if there is a feature in
>> perl that allows to do this automagically, I can turn it on.
> I might be confused, but I swear you had flipped it on for 5.8.0-RC2.
> Maybe I'm thinking about my linux-from-scratch box...
Recently I asked the Perl pumpking:
> BTW, how can I tell Configure (or MakeMaker) to create compressed
> manpages during install and later when installing some module via cpan
An he answered:
Uhhh, you can't. Compression is usually a feature of the man program.
Maybe I patched MakeMaker to do this for us. However I have the patch
not handy. I'll see if I can find a tarball of the test releases
somewhere and look how it was done.
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