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Bug 2211

Summary: there are broken .so commands in some man pages
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: lionel.cons
Component: man-pagesAssignee: Cristian Gafton <gafton>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact:
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Version: 6.0   
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Description lionel.cons 1999-04-16 10:51:55 UTC
# cat /etc/redhat-release
Red Hat Linux release 5.9.7 (Starbuck)
# man res_init
fopen: No such file or directory
Cannot open man page /usr/man/man3/resolver.3.gz
No manual entry for res_init
# rpm -qf /usr/man/man3/res_init.3
man-pages-1.23-2
# cat /usr/man/man3/res_init.3
.so man3/resolver.3
# ls /usr/man/man3/resolver*
ls: /usr/man/man3/resolver*: No such file or directory
# grep man3/resolver /usr/man/man3/*
/usr/man/man3/dn_comp.3:.so man3/resolver.3
/usr/man/man3/dn_expand.3:.so man3/resolver.3
/usr/man/man3/res_init.3:.so man3/resolver.3
/usr/man/man3/res_mkquery.3:.so man3/resolver.3
/usr/man/man3/res_query.3:.so man3/resolver.3
/usr/man/man3/res_querydomain.3:.so man3/resolver.3
/usr/man/man3/res_search.3:.so man3/resolver.3
/usr/man/man3/res_send.3:.so man3/resolver.3

Comment 1 lionel.cons 1999-04-16 10:54:59 UTC
# man endnetent
fopen: No such file or directory
Cannot open man page /usr/man/man3/getnetent.3.gz
No manual entry for endnetent
# cat /usr/man/man3/endnetent.3
.so man3/getnetent.3
# ls /usr/man/man3/getnetent*
ls: /usr/man/man3/getnetent*: No such file or directory
# grep man3/getnetent /usr/man/man3/*
/usr/man/man3/endnetent.3:.so man3/getnetent.3
/usr/man/man3/getnetbyaddr.3:.so man3/getnetent.3
/usr/man/man3/getnetbyname.3:.so man3/getnetent.3
/usr/man/man3/setnetent.3:.so man3/getnetent.3

Comment 2 David Lawrence 1999-05-07 18:59:59 UTC
I have verified these to be true on a 6.0 final machine.

Comment 3 Cristian Gafton 1999-06-16 22:55:59 UTC
fixed in man-pages 1.24 available from rawhide