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Re: man_MANS install locations

From: Russ Allbery
Subject: Re: man_MANS install locations
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2022 19:27:08 -0700
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Jacob Bachmeyer <> writes:

> This would be adapting to platform-specific requirements.  I suspect
> that Solaris man(1) will not look for svcadm.1m in man1 at all but only
> in man1m.

I would recommend testing that if you haven't, since I would have assumed
the opposite.  I'm fairly sure that, back when I was actively maintaining
and installing software on Solaris, I never bothered with separate
directories for the lettered subsections, and it never caused problems.

Russ Allbery (             <>

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