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Re: makewhatis doesn't seem to work



On 30 Mar 2001, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:

> >>>>> "BC" == Bill Crawford <bill syseng netcom net uk> writes:
>
> BC>  /var/cache/man/whatis
>
> Does this store whatis files for all directories containing pages, or just
> /usr?  In other words, does this handle the case of /usr/local not being
> writable as well?  If so, my machines would stop spamming me once per day
> complaining about our NFS-mounted /usr/local/man/whatis.  (Otherwise I'll
> bring up the issue in bugzilla.)

 The whole idea of putting stuff in /var is to enable read-only mount
of e.g. /usr ... this appears to contain everything.

>  - J<

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