coreutils 8.5-2: lacks /usr/share/man/man1/[.1.gz

Andrey Repin
Tue Dec 14 03:55:00 GMT 2010

Greetings, Eric Blake!

>> coreutils 8.5-2 does not install a man page for the "[" command in section 1.
>> This could/should be a symlink to test (test.1 contains the necessary
>> documentation), or a trivial roff file containing .so man1/test.1 (untested).

> Upstream coreutils does not provide a [.1 man page, even though it does
> provide a test.1 man page.  On Fedora, test.1 is from coreutils, while
> [.1 is an alias to the bash builtins man page.  I could repeat that
> setup in cygwin, since I already create bash builtin alias pages for
> other bash builtins, like shopt.1.

That, probably, would be most desirable choice.

 Andrey Repin ( 14.12.2010, <4:44>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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