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Branch: CURRENT, Version: 1.6e, Package name: man-1.6e, Maintainer: reed

This is the version of man written by John Eaton and maintained by
Andries Brouwer.

This man package provides a man pager that supports compressed
pages, locales and message catalogs. It also includes makewhatis
for creating the whatis database, apropos and whatis for searching
the whatis database, man2dvi for formating manpages to DVI, and
man2html for converting manpages to HTML.

This package does not include the CGI scripts nor hman utility
for web-based manpage viewing.


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SHA1: 7264bda7dd7bf08bdb9dac6ec7734e755ec0a8d1
RMD160: 486099dc1b34fe86a2c1d19b7c89dc19b9787837
Filesize: 246.735 KB

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   2012-10-03 17:09:47 by Aleksej Saushev | Files touched by this commit (124)
Log message:
Drop superfluous PKG_DESTDIR_SUPPORT, "user-destdir" is default these days.
Mark packages that don't or might probably not have staged installation.
   2009-10-11 12:44:55 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (222)
Log message:
Remove obsolete @dirrm lines.
   2007-05-11 14:03:52 by OBATA Akio | Files touched by this commit (8) | Package updated
Log message:
Update man to 1.6e.

man-1.6e - 'Dracula'

- 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 DaprelA!).
- Updated Spanish man pages (B. AlbiA¡Þana, 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). 

man-1.6d

- Fixed freeing of unallocated memory in '-K' under unsafe flag (flc).
- Corrected a bug introduced in 1.6c makewhatis - thanks to the packagers 
  that promptly pointed it out (flc).
- corrected off-by-one in LANG splitting code (no security aspect) (flc).
- added support for DESTDIR in man2html's Makefile (Claudio Fontana).
- Fixed -D option (flc).
- Header fix for variable header location of TIOCGWINSZ (Eugene Kotlyarov). 
- Corrected erroneous encoding of FR locale man pages translation (flc).
- EXEEXT and DESTDIR fixes for gencat (Volker Zell). 
- Minor correction of CYGWIN support (Volker Zell).
- Updated Polish message catalog and select man pages (M. Garski).
- Minor corrections to man pages, and the German message catalog 
  (flc, Volker Zell, others).
- Constricted locale settings for gencat (Fedora Project).
- Corrections to makewhatis exit codes and signal handling (flc).
- Fixes in man2html parsing (Fedora Project).
- Minor additional corrections (flc).

man-1.6c

- Corrected missing format string, but no privilege escalation was involved 
  (flc, Ville-SkyttA?).
- pscan format string audit run - nothing further found (flc).
- Updated Bulgarian locale man pages translation and message catalog 
  (Alexander Shopov). 
- makewhatis and other minor changes to support BG locale 
  (Alexander Shopov, flc).
- Updated Italian locale message catalog translation (flc).
- Updated French man pages, with new man2html page (Alain Portal).

man-1.6b

- Additional changes for parallel Make (Octavio Ruiz).
- New French locale man pages translation (Alain Portal).
- New French locale message catalog translation (Alain Portal).
- Minor changes in manual pages (Giorgos Keramidas, flc).
- Minor corrections in the docs (flc).

man-1.6a

- Fixes to support parallel Make (Mike Frysinger).
- Fixes in mess.en message catalog (Martin von Gagern).
- Corrections and updates to the manual (flc).

man-1.6

- New Maintainer Federico Lucifredi (flucifredi@acm.org).
- Ability to hand HTML man pages off to a browser added (Eric S. Raymond).
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   2006-03-14 02:27:57 by Johnny C. Lam | Files touched by this commit (82)
Log message:
Catch up to modern pkginstall framework: USE_PKGINSTALL has been dead
for a while now, and *_EXTRA_TMPL are generally not needed anymore.
   2005-12-05 23:27:44 by Roland Illig | Files touched by this commit (61)
Log message:
Ran "pkglint --autofix", which fixed some quoting issues in MAKE_ENV,
CONFIGURE_ARGS, FILES_SUBST and the like.
   2005-09-28 08:41:20 by Roland Illig | Files touched by this commit (179)
Log message:
Added RMD160 checksums.
   2005-04-11 23:13:57 by Todd Vierling | Files touched by this commit (1)
Log message:
Remove USE_BUILDLINK3 and NO_BUILDLINK; these are no longer used.

   2005-02-02 08:09:28 by Jeremy C. Reed | Files touched by this commit (9) | Imported package
Log message:
New package: man. Partially tested under NetBSD and Linux.

This is the version of man written by John Eaton and maintained by
Andries Brouwer.

This man package provides a man pager that supports compressed
pages, locales and message catalogs. It also includes makewhatis
for creating the whatis database, apropos and whatis for searching
the whatis database, man2dvi for formating manpages to DVI, and
man2html for converting manpages to HTML.

This package does not include the CGI scripts nor hman utility
for web-based manpage viewing.