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>>>>> "TV" == Torsten Veller <ml-en@...> writes:
TV> * James Cloos <cloos@...>:
>> One change the perl eclasses require is elimination of the code which
>> deletes the man pages.
>> Deleting the man pages is /extremely/ rude and should not occur.
TV> There was a reason why the man-pages were removed: I think it was
TV> collisions protection and perl people use `perldoc` anyway.
Perl people -- I'm one -- use man(1); given the differences in
usefulness, I cannot imagine why anyone would prefer perldoc(1)
TV> Do we need a patch to avoid collisions? Do you have it ready and tested?
I've never seen any collisions due to installing the man pages.
James Cloos <cloos@...> OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6