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Re: extention to operation of man function



On Tue, 2007-09-25 at 11:46 +0100, Mark Knoop wrote:
> Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > It was recently revealed, at least to me, that the reason :
> > man cdrecord does no work is that cdrecord is a softlink to wodim.
> > 
> > Now my local ubantu person point out in ubantu running man cdrecord
> > returns the man page of modim. This he attributes to ubantu being more
> > carefull about details,
> > 
> > First is this true about ubantu and is it worthwhile to file a bugzilla
> > RFE on man to get fedora to mirror this functionality. It seems on the
> > surface a simple extension to implement so I wonder why it was not done
> > in Fedora.
> 
> This was discussed less than a week ago on both this list and
> subsequently on fedora-devel.
> 
> See https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=296611

> BTW, it's ubuntu, not ubantu...
You are right I can'r spell. But it seems to me the bugzilla you
referenced has the wrong slant. I assume what ubuntu does is that man
detects the softlinkm and follows it. That is what should be done in
Fedora. The bug is now closed so I can't add a comment which is
frustrating.
> -- 
> Mark Knoop
> 
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