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Re: libiconv & gettext (many)
- From: Elfyn McBratney <elfyn at emcb dot co dot uk>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 15:30:09 +0100 (BST)
- Subject: Re: libiconv & gettext (many)
- Reply-to: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
On Fri, 25 Jul 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 25, 2003 at 12:48:11AM -0400, Charles Wilson wrote:
> >>>These two package-sets should be updated together.
> >>>libgettextpo0-0.12.1-1 (*)
> >>The gettext manpages were installed into usr/share/man/*
> >Actually, now that I think about this, is it so bad? /usr/share/man/*
> >IS in the FHS. Would it be so awful to (a) allow both /usr/share/man
> >and /usr/man, and/or gradually transition to a more compliant (e.g.
> >/usr/share/man) hierarchy?
> I had the same thought. I don't have any problems with the gradual adoption
> of /usr/share/man, as long as the "man" command works with it, of course.
> I wish we'd used /usr/share/man from the start, in fact. Oh well.
> As they say at Red Hat "We are still learning".
I prefer the FHS compilant approach, too. If you like I'll change the default
man path when I update man.
As 1.5.0 has a lot of changes maybe now would be a good time to change
everything and add some more mean'ness. ;-) Seriously, if we want to change
where everything sits now is the perfect time to do so.
As they say at SCO "We are still bastards". Sorry, had to let off some steam...
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