[ITA] man-db

David Allsopp David.Allsopp@cl.cam.ac.uk
Wed Apr 28 12:00:41 GMT 2021

On 03 January 2021 11:17, Achim Gratz wrote:
> Update to version 2.9.3 and cleaning up patches.
> Change packaging so that index creation can be triggered by installing the
> man-db-create-index package.  Postinstall index update is done in the
> background by default so it won't block setup from progressing anymore,
> but can be made synchronous again if needed, via installation of the man-
> db-index-synchronously package.
> https://cygwin.com/git-cygwin-packages/?p=git/cygwin-packages/man-
> db.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/playground
> https://ci.appveyor.com/project/cygwin/scallywag/builds/37084308

(Apologies if this should go the main Cygwin list)

This version of the package removes the dependency on libiconv, which means that the base Cygwin install no longer includes the iconv command.

Was that an intentional consequence?


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