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Re: Contents of /usr/share/man/man2 is empty
Andy Koppe wrote:
> 2009/10/17 Paul McFerrin:
>> I noticed that /usr/share/man contains a "man2" sub-directory but it is
>> empty. Any particular reason? I have Category Cygwin-doc installed for
>> cygwin 1.7 but I am missing all man pages for Section 2 of the manual.
> Section 2 is system calls, which don't exist on Cygwin, because it's a
> POSIX implementation on top of Win32 rather than an emulation of a
> Unix kernel.
... so the answer to the question, "Why is it there", would be that it's a
superfluous hanger on, debris, an epiphenomenal artifact of some build process
somewhere in some respect; i.e., best possible advice is "Don't worry about it
nor waste time looking into it unless you care just to satisfy your
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