switching from man to man-db
On Wed, 24 Feb 2010 13:34:00 +0100
Ivana Hutarova Varekova <email@example.com> wrote:
> I'd like to switch from man
> (http://primates.ximian.com/~flucifredi/man/) to man-db project
> man-db seems for me to be better choice then the original man. The
> reasons are:
> * the upstream very active in man-db, man upstream almost does not
> response and the last version was released in 2007
> * because of the previous comment man-db have more features then man
> * man-db uses Berkeley db instead of text file for the index of man
> * Debian, Ubuntu, SuSE use man-db
> As the first step I want to add man-db to fedora cvs.
> Comments welcomed.
I think this is a good idea.
This would of course need to be a new package that would either not
conflict with or simply obsolete/replace the existing man-db package,
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