Fedora 15 Update: man-db-2.5.9-5.fc15

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2011-8391
2011-06-21 16:08:16
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Name        : man-db
Product     : Fedora 15
Version     : 2.5.9
Release     : 5.fc15
URL         : http://www.nongnu.org/man-db/
Summary     : Tools for searching and reading man pages
Description :
The man-db package includes five tools for browsing man-pages:
man, whatis, apropos, manpath and lexgrog. man preformats and displays
manual pages. whatis searches the manual page names. apropos searches the
manual page names and descriptions. manpath determines search path
for manual pages. lexgrog directly reads header information in
manual pages.

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Update Information:

This update fixes problem with .so links - man accepts link pages like:
.so systemd.1
man-db in f15 does not accept them. The patch add this possibility to man-db too.
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ChangeLog:

* Fri Jun 17 2011 Ivana Hutarova Varekova <varekova at redhat.com> - 2.5.9-5
- Resolves: #693458
  .so bar.1 no longer works
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #693458 - Regression: .so bar.1 no longer works
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=693458
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update man-db' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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