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Re: cannot display man page for /bin/passwd

On Aug  6 23:57, Andrey Repin wrote:
> Greetings, Corinna Vinschen!
> >> >> When I try to display the man page for /bin/passwd, the man page for
> >> >> the openssl passwd subcommand is displayed.
> >> >> 
> >> >> It appears that both the package containing /bin/passwd, and the
> >> >> openssl package place the passwd.1.gz file in the /usr/share/man/man1
> >> >> directory, so that only the man page from the most recently installed
> >> >> package is displayed.
> >> 
> >> > No, the Cygwin passwd tool has no man page.
> >> 
> >> That's sad. Can we change it?
> > Would you like to take over maintainance of the cygwin-doc package?
> > It's orphaned and in desperate need of an active maintainer.
> That's tempting. I'll think about it. It doesn't involve deep knowledge in
> the C language, I assume? (Which I'm lacking.)

Not necessary.  It's a documentation package :)


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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