[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: man-1.6e-1

Dr. Volker Zell dr.volker.zell@oracle.com
Fri Apr 6 16:07:00 GMT 2007


Hi

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


DESCRIPTION:
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Man, apropos and whatis.


CYGWIN NEWS:
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 - Switched to latest upstream version
 - Added mingw manual section 
   (see also: http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-apps/2007-04/msg00023.html and related thread)

Man NEWS
========

- Sections used by makewhatis set via environment variable MANSECT, falling 
  back to man.conf's MANSECT setting as man does (Mike Frysinger).
- Removed use of implicit prototypes - besides being sloppy, it leads to issues
  on 64 bit platforms (Mike frysinger, flc). 
- Building will now honor pre-existing LDFLAGS if set (Mike Frysinger).
- Updated Italian man pages (Giulio Daprelá).
- Updated Spanish man pages (B. Albiñana, flc).
- Corrected a minor bug in makewhatis' tempdir generation (flc).
- EXPERIMENTAL: support for Plan 9 rc shell lists (Michael Haardt).
- Overdue LSM v4 format compliance (flc).
- Minor corrections and cleanup (flc). 
 
    
INSTALLATION:
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To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your
system.  Save it and run setup, answer the questions and pick up
the above mentioned package from the 'Doc' category.


DOWNLOAD:
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Note that downloads from sources.redhat.com (aka cygwin.com) aren't
allowed due to bandwidth limitations.  This means that you will need
to find a mirror which has this update, please choose the one nearest to
you: http://cygwin.com/mirrors.html


QUESTIONS:
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If you want to make a point or ask a question the Cygwin mailing
list is the appropriate place.


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Enjoy
  Volker


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