Software Management call for RFEs

Sandro Mani manisandro at
Thu May 23 19:01:40 UTC 2013

On 23.05.2013 20:59, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> On 05/23/2013 09:51 PM, Sandro Mani wrote:
>>> and apparently also not at updates and also not by "yum reinstall"
>>> which leaves no clean way to get rid if it and additionally
>>> i am not sure if "tsflags=nodocs" also avoids /usr/share/man
>>> and not only /usr/share/doc
>> No it does not avoid man, but you could mount a null-filesystem such as
>> [1] to /usr/share/man ;)
> Yum's tsflags=nodocs aka rpm's --excludedocs applies to all files 
> flagged as documentation (try 'rpm -qd <package>' to see them), this 
> happens automatically for man pages as long as they live in normal 
> paths. For example:
> [pmatilai at mursu ~]$ rpm -qd telnet
> /usr/share/doc/telnet-0.17/README
> /usr/share/man/man1/telnet.1.gz
> [pmatilai at mursu ~]$
>     - Panu -
Whoops, I guess I tried by reinstalling a package, which has the 
reported side effect... But thanks for clarifying!

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