Bug 841431 - man: can't resolve /usr/share/man/man8//usr/share/man/man8/prelink.8.gz: No such file or directory
man: can't resolve /usr/share/man/man8//usr/share/man/man8/prelink.8.gz: No s...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: man-db (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Peter Schiffer
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-07-18 21:13 EDT by Paul Wouters
Modified: 2012-08-09 19:21 EDT (History)
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Description Paul Wouters 2012-07-18 21:13:44 EDT
Description of problem:
man: can't resolve /usr/share/man/man8//usr/share/man/man8/prelink.8.gz: No such file or directory

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Shouldn't it somehow just be more quiet about this? The prelink package was removed (a long time ago). Then there is also the double path...
Comment 1 Peter Schiffer 2012-07-19 04:10:09 EDT
Hi Paul,

please, try this update:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing man-db-'

Do you still see the problem?


Comment 2 Paul Wouters 2012-07-26 15:10:01 EDT
It did not resolve the problem

rpm -q man-db

Grab random man page i never asked for before by peeking in /usr/share/man/man3/

rpm -qf /usr/share/man/man3/audit_get_reply.3.gz 

man audit_get_reply
[quit man]

$ sudo rpm -e audit-libs-devel-2.2.1-1.fc17.x86_64
$ man audit_get_reply
man: can't resolve /usr/share/man/man3/audit_get_reply.3.gz: No such file or directory
No manual entry for audit_get_reply
Comment 3 Peter Schiffer 2012-07-31 08:28:43 EDT
fixed in:
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2012-07-31 08:52:49 EDT
man-db- has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2012-08-01 14:14:56 EDT
Package man-db-
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 17 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing man-db-'
as soon as you are able to.
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Comment 6 Paul Wouters 2012-08-01 19:51:22 EDT
confirmed it fixes me issue
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2012-08-09 19:21:35 EDT
man-db- has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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