man-db 2.8.5

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Project:
man-db
Series:
main
Version:
2.8.5
Released:
2019-01-05  
Registrant:
Colin Watson
Release registered:
2019-01-06
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Release notes 

Building man-db now requires Autoconf >= 2.63 and Automake >=
1.11.2.

Fixes:
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* Fix build with Berkeley DB.

* Fail to configure if flex is needed but missing.

* Fix the comment in the first line of the configuration file in the
  case where configure was not given a --with-config-file option.

* Fix several resource and memory leaks.

* Fix handling of \- in the right-hand side of a NAME section.

* Work around Microsoft's proprietary "System Center Endpoint
  Protection" antivirus program in the seccomp sandbox.

Improvements:
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* Ship a systemd timer to perform daily database maintenance.

* Allow disabling the installation of the systemd tmpfiles snippet
  and the systemd timer by configuring with
  --with-systemdtmpfilesdir=no and --with-systemdsystemunitdir=no
  respectively.

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