Updated: man-1.6f-1: Man, apropos and whatis.

Dr. Volker Zell dr.volker.zell@oracle.com
Tue May 18 15:10:00 GMT 2010


A new version of 'man' has been uploaded to a server near you.

 - Rebuild for cygwin 1.7 with gcc-4
 - Added Reini Urban's EXEEXT magic to man makefiles
 - Moved man.conf from /usr/share/misc to /etc
 - Switched to latest upstream version

man NEWS:
- Fixed incorrect shell-unsafe verification alphabet missing ampersand simbol. 
  This was being caught by another part of the code but yet still a bug (flc).
- Unified Posix locale to the C one (J. Pello, flc).  
- Additional checks for defined but empty PAGER environment variable (flc).
- Don't update whatis files on read-only partitions (Mike Frysinger).
- Added bzip support to man2dvi (Charles Clément).
- Added bzip support to man2html (Fabiano Castro Pereira).
- EXPERIMENTAL: added LZMA suport to man (Per Øyvind Karlsen - Mandriva team).
- EXPERIMENTAL: added LZMA suport to makewhatis (Per Øyvind Karlsen, flc).
- README updates: cygwin (Volker Zell).
- Added "MANUAL SECTIONS" header to man.man (flc).
- Fixes to avoid shebang mangling in generated scripts (Mike Frysinger).
- makewhatis fix allowing spaces in pathnames for CYGWIN project (Volker Zell).
- Minor corrections to the German message catalog (Volker Zell). 
- Updated Dutch Message catalog (Benno Schulenberg).
- Minor doc changes (flc).


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