Fedora Core 4 Update: man-1.5p-6.fc4
Posted on: 02/13/2006 06:22 PM

A new update is available for Fedora Core - Fedora Core 4 Update: man-1.5p-6.fc4. Here the announcement:

Fedora Update Notification

Product : Fedora Core 4
Name : man
Version : 1.5p
Release : 6.fc4
Summary : A set of documentation tools: man, apropos and whatis.
Description :
The man package includes three tools for finding information and/or
documentation about your Linux system: man, apropos, and whatis. The
man system formats and displays on-line manual pages about commands or
functions on your system. Apropos searches the whatis database
(containing short descriptions of system commands) for a string.
Whatis searches its own database for a complete word.

The man package should be installed on your system because it is the
primary way to find documentation on a Linux system.

Update Information:

This update fixes the makewhatis poblem which causes
"zcat: stdout: Broken pipe" error messages in cron mails.
* Tue May 17 2005 Ivana Varekova lt;varekova@redhat.comgt; 1.5p-6.fc4
- change patch 18 (less hard solution) and
patch 13 (don't change exit number in one case)
* Wed Apr 13 2005 Ivana Varekova lt;varekova@redhat.comgt; 1.5p-5
- fix bug 146849 - makewhatis from cron produce error message
"zcat: stdout: Broken pipe" (patch 18)
- fix makewhatis problem with sections (patch 19)
- delete strips

This update can be downloaded from:

10d90b2f350429810df4b0cd1b0a1ae45bbae3c7 SRPMS/man-1.5p-6.fc4.src.rpm
18a4656ff679ef9b29c30eaad38034bdc5a1b3bf ppc/man-1.5p-6.fc4.ppc.rpm
28a6d0edc41abcc4826eb99b6c7f6356732455a0 ppc/debug/man-debuginfo-1.5p-6.fc4.ppc.rpm
566b1c297b78331fedf15d37d3f5c6af356a87cf x86_64/man-1.5p-6.fc4.x86_64.rpm
8a555b77ac33ef50486a0c8f77002818f82509a2 x86_64/debug/man-debuginfo-1.5p-6.fc4.x86_64.rpm
ad3d6dfea6c831ab6095bfaac1c35d67cb659a53 i386/man-1.5p-6.fc4.i386.rpm
94a2f7b45a856df9b6901fd94f98d5a37322feca i386/debug/man-debuginfo-1.5p-6.fc4.i386.rpm

This update can be installed with the 'yum' update program. Use 'yum update
package-name' at the command line. For more information, refer to 'Managing
Software with yum,' available at http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum/.

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