dberkholz at gentoo.org
Mon Apr 28 14:41:02 PDT 2008
On 13:07 Mon 28 Apr , Sascha Hlusiak wrote:
> > That new tarball installs the manpage in the 4x section again, instead
> > of just 4. Looks like you created the tarball on a machine with an old
> > version of util-macros installed (the change from 4x to 4 was made ages
> > ago :p).
> I apologize; I see that I have the latest util-macros installed but Gentoo
> patches back the 4x section for Linux; I'll ask them why. On my gentoo
> machine all xorg drivers install in the 4x section, so I just saw the
> joystick driver following the pattern.
It's my fault. It's probably leftover from when X manpages overwrote
other system ones, and I thought it more elegant at the time to install
to the 'x' suffix as other X things did. Seems like this might be a good
time to change that.
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