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A bug in makewhatis?
- From: John R Lyon <jack at sie dot arizona dot edu>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 01 May 2003 12:08:39 -0700
- Subject: A bug in makewhatis?
After a recent upgrade of Cygwin, I find that "makewhatis" does not
This error message appears twice:
/usr/sbin/makewhatis: line 355: /var/cache/man/whatis: cannot overwrite
and it creates a zero-length file called "whatis" in /var/cache/man.
I've removed this file prior to running makewhatis only to have it
reappear in its zero-length condition when makewhatis terminates
This happens on both XP and Win 2000 installations of Cygwin.
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