On Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 11:42:00AM -0700, Gordon Tetlow wrote: > All, > > I wanted to announce my intention to remove the catman utility. > > For those that are unaware, this utility (disabled by default) is > generally run out of a periodic job and causes the system to cache > pre-formatted man pages into the /usr/share/man/cat* directories. With > modern hardware, it doesn't seem to be necessary to have pre-formatted > man pages as rendering them is short enough to not be noticeable. > > Please note, this will not disable the ability to render cat pages or in > any other way use existing cat pages, it just removes the utility that > builds the cat pages. As such, any ports that install cat pages will > continue to work.
I forgot to mention this has a review out: https://reviews.freebsd.org/D12317 Gordon _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"