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Re: [bug-inetutils] inetutils 1.7, wrong location for man-pages

From: Juergen Daubert
Subject: Re: [bug-inetutils] inetutils 1.7, wrong location for man-pages
Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2009 16:00:57 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 09:41:42AM -0500, Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
>    first a big thanks for new version 1.7 of inetutils. 
> You're welcome!
>    Beginning with this version all main-pages are installed in section
>    1. IMO all man-pages for daemons, like inetd, have be in
>    man-section 8.
> I'm not versed in man page sections, what is special about section 8?

Section 8 is reserved for "System Administration tools and Deamons" 
whereas section 1 for "User Commands". See man(1) for the full list.

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