Bug 166134 - RFE: Add kernel man pages (man9) to man-pages RPM.
RFE: Add kernel man pages (man9) to man-pages RPM.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: man-pages (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ivana Varekova
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2005-08-17 05:07 EDT by Gilboa Davara
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-08-25 10:16:36 EDT
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Description Gilboa Davara 2005-08-17 05:07:00 EDT
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Description of problem:
Current man-pages RPM doesn't include the kernel man (9) pages.
Kernel kernel man pages can be built by:
1. cd /usr/src/linux-<ver> (or cd /usr/src/kernels/linux-<ver>
2. make mandocs
3. make installmandocs. (Will install the man pages under /usr/local/man/man9)

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Comment 1 Ivana Varekova 2005-08-25 10:16:36 EDT
Kernel man pages are quite specialized, the APIs they describe change all the
time so they change quite often and they are often outdated. 
That's why these man pages should not be in man-pages package. 

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