man-db 2.5.8-1 source package in Ubuntu


man-db (2.5.8-1) experimental; urgency=low

  * New upstream release:
    - Explicitly set groff's hyphenation language, to ensure that it only
      hyphenates languages it knows about (closes: #570247).
    - Add support for XZ-compressed manual pages, thanks to Darren Salt
      (closes: #572233).
    - Try underscore-separated subpages as well as hyphen-separated ones,
      thanks to Tanguy Ortolo (closes: #574641).
    - Build libman and libmandb as shared libraries, considerably reducing
      executable size.
    - Warnings about unrecognised locales are now suppressed if the
      DPKG_RUNNING_VERSION environment variable is set (i.e. man-db is
      running within a Debian package's maintainer script), since the system
      locales are often out of sync with the C library in that context.
      Thanks to the Debian Perl maintainers for the idea.
    - In catman mode, never try to guess whether a page argument is a
      section, as it's too easy to get this wrong (LP: #664211).
    - mandb should no longer repeatedly rescan manual page hierarchies when
      a whatis entry turns into a broken link.
  * Use a separate build directory, eliminating the requirement to preserve
    some files by hand.
  * Build with external libpipeline.
 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden>   Tue,  16 Nov 2010 10:13:59 +0000

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