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[patches.git] / man-1.6e-readonly-whatis2.patch
1 Dont update makewhatis files if they're on readonly filesystems
2
3 http://bugs.gentoo.org/163932
4
5 --- src/makewhatis.sh
6 +++ src/makewhatis.sh
7 @@ -184,6 +188,25 @@
8 if [ x$verbose != x ]; then
9 echo "about to enter $mandir" > /dev/stderr
10 fi
11 +
12 + # kludge for Slackware's /usr/man/preformat
13 + if [ $mandir = /usr/man/preformat ]
14 + then
15 + mandir1=/usr/man
16 + else
17 + mandir1=$mandir
18 + fi
19 +
20 + # if $mandir is on a readonly partition and we cannot update the whatis
21 + # file, then let's simply skip it
22 + if ! touch ${mandir1}/whatis 2> /dev/null
23 + then
24 + if [ x$verbose != x ]; then
25 + echo skipping $mandir - whatis file is readonly > /dev/stderr
26 + fi
27 + continue
28 + fi
29 +
30 if [ -s ${mandir}/whatis -a $pages = man -a x$update = x ]; then
31 if [ x$verbose != x ]; then
32 echo skipping $mandir - we did it already > /dev/stderr
33 @@ -407,14 +430,6 @@
34
35 cd $here
36
37 - # kludge for Slackware's /usr/man/preformat
38 - if [ $mandir = /usr/man/preformat ]
39 - then
40 - mandir1=/usr/man
41 - else
42 - mandir1=$mandir
43 - fi
44 -
45 if [ -f ${mandir1}/whatis ]
46 then
47 cat ${mandir1}/whatis >> $TMPFILE