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Re: Problem with newlib-man
Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
On Wed, 7 May 2003, Brian Gallew wrote:
As you can see, after bunzip2-ing, the tarfile which should
theoretically contain *something* is empty. So are the ones I
downloaded from a number of other sites.
Please read the setup.hint for that package. ;-)
2 > more setup.hint
sdesc: "OBSOLETE: Man pages for some system functions"
Right. That makes sense. But ...
sdesc: "Man pages for some system functions"
install: release/newlib-man/newlib-man-20020801.tar.bz2 14
install: release/newlib-man/newlib-man-20001118-1.tar.bz2 56087
This is from the setup.ini. So, for some reason, the "OBSOLETE:" bit
isn't shining thru, which may lead people (like me) to the unreasonable
expectation that this packages is, in fact, not obsolete at all.
Especially since extra measures have to be taken to get to the
setup.hint file, while setup.ini is what everyone in the world sees by