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Bug Fix Advisory man-pages-overrides bug fix and enhancement update

Advisory: RHBA-2011:0780-1
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2011-05-19
Last updated on: 2011-05-19
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Details

An updated man-pages-overrides package that fixes several bugs and adds various
enhancements is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

A collection of manual ("man") pages to complement other packages or update
those contained therein.

This updated man-pages-overrides package provides fixes for the following bugs:

* The semanage(8) manual page has been rewritten. (BZ#540492, BZ#636785)

* Several typographical errors have been fixed in the yum-verify(1) manual page.
(BZ#604626)

* The release tag has been fixed in the w3m(1) manual page. (BZ#615873)

* The missing description for the auto-rename option has been added to the
lftp(1) manual page. (BZ#619779)

* The logrotate(8) manual page has been updated, fixing multiple issues such as
missing options, typographical errors, an incorrect author tag, and a faulty
description of the "size" parameter. (BZ#622451, BZ#638625, BZ#644308,
BZ#673968)

* The Japanese version of the man(1) manual page no longer contains a duplicate
line in the specification of the "-p pager" option (BZ#632081)

* Several syntax errors and typographical errors have been fixed in the
expect(1) manual page. (BZ#633701)

* The information on home directories in the useradd(8) manual page has been
fixed. (BZ#650162)

* The "-v" option in the parametersetfattr(1) manual page is now described more
extensively to prevent possible confusion. (BZ#651120)

* The find(1) manual page has been rewritten. (BZ#657563)

* The setfacl(1) manual page has been update to address various issues.
(BZ#658734)

* A typographical error has been fixed in the userpasswd(1) manual page.
(BZ#675213)

* Several typographical errors have been fixed in the locate(1) manual page
(BZ#675223)

* Several typographical errors have been fixed in the pcregrep(1) manual page.
(BZ#675682)

* Several typographical errors have been fixed in the pcretest(1) manual page.
(BZ#675688)

* Several typographical errors have been fixed in the magic(5) manual page.
(BZ#676540)

In addition, this updated package provides the following enhancements:

* The dftest(1) and randpkt(1) manual pages are now available. (BZ#613979)

* The ospfclient(8) and watchquagga(8) manual pages are now available.
(BZ#615905)

Users are advised to upgrade to this updated man-pages-overrides package, which
resolves these issues and adds these enhancements.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the Red Hat
Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/kb/docs/DOC-11259

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)

SRPMS:
man-pages-overrides-2.5-1.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0333
    MD5: 7c114fe801a4004b509b0d88e91e6bdf
SHA-256: e08083123f4c4c2f36b0bf01f8a45c56c479136b24951a8c4146beeb36c02785
 
IA-32:
man-pages-overrides-2.5-1.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0333
    MD5: f3f57e9b7d33bced21e26098eee24351
SHA-256: af1b73434aaa9b58b8e5cc31b33b54d8aa6ce161eb1d5861e28c44b27031e920
 
x86_64:
man-pages-overrides-2.5-1.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0333
    MD5: f3f57e9b7d33bced21e26098eee24351
SHA-256: af1b73434aaa9b58b8e5cc31b33b54d8aa6ce161eb1d5861e28c44b27031e920
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6)

SRPMS:
man-pages-overrides-2.5-1.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0333
    MD5: 7c114fe801a4004b509b0d88e91e6bdf
SHA-256: e08083123f4c4c2f36b0bf01f8a45c56c479136b24951a8c4146beeb36c02785
 
x86_64:
man-pages-overrides-2.5-1.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0333
    MD5: f3f57e9b7d33bced21e26098eee24351
SHA-256: af1b73434aaa9b58b8e5cc31b33b54d8aa6ce161eb1d5861e28c44b27031e920
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)

SRPMS:
man-pages-overrides-2.5-1.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0333
    MD5: 7c114fe801a4004b509b0d88e91e6bdf
SHA-256: e08083123f4c4c2f36b0bf01f8a45c56c479136b24951a8c4146beeb36c02785
 
IA-32:
man-pages-overrides-2.5-1.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0333
    MD5: f3f57e9b7d33bced21e26098eee24351
SHA-256: af1b73434aaa9b58b8e5cc31b33b54d8aa6ce161eb1d5861e28c44b27031e920
 
PPC:
man-pages-overrides-2.5-1.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0333
    MD5: f3f57e9b7d33bced21e26098eee24351
SHA-256: af1b73434aaa9b58b8e5cc31b33b54d8aa6ce161eb1d5861e28c44b27031e920
 
s390x:
man-pages-overrides-2.5-1.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0333
    MD5: f3f57e9b7d33bced21e26098eee24351
SHA-256: af1b73434aaa9b58b8e5cc31b33b54d8aa6ce161eb1d5861e28c44b27031e920
 
x86_64:
man-pages-overrides-2.5-1.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0333
    MD5: f3f57e9b7d33bced21e26098eee24351
SHA-256: af1b73434aaa9b58b8e5cc31b33b54d8aa6ce161eb1d5861e28c44b27031e920
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

SRPMS:
man-pages-overrides-2.5-1.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0333
    MD5: 7c114fe801a4004b509b0d88e91e6bdf
SHA-256: e08083123f4c4c2f36b0bf01f8a45c56c479136b24951a8c4146beeb36c02785
 
IA-32:
man-pages-overrides-2.5-1.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0333
    MD5: f3f57e9b7d33bced21e26098eee24351
SHA-256: af1b73434aaa9b58b8e5cc31b33b54d8aa6ce161eb1d5861e28c44b27031e920
 
x86_64:
man-pages-overrides-2.5-1.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0333
    MD5: f3f57e9b7d33bced21e26098eee24351
SHA-256: af1b73434aaa9b58b8e5cc31b33b54d8aa6ce161eb1d5861e28c44b27031e920
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

604626 - MAN: yum-verify man page uses 'pretty' quotes in examples, and thus they don't work
613979 - dftest and randpkt does not have a man page
615873 - Man w3m is stating incorrect program version
615905 - Add missing man pages in quagga package
619779 - lftp option xfer:auto-rename not documented
622451 - Author info is wrong in man page.
632081 - man man for Japanese manual page contains duplicated lines in PAGER explanation
633701 - Man page is bad formatted
636785 - "semanage module" is not mentioned in semanage man page
638625 - Ambiguity in logrotate man page (definition of "size" parameter)
644308 - manpage not in sync with options logrotate actually recognizes
650162 - man useradd is incorrect
651120 - setfattr doesn't accept 0x2 as the value [documentation bug]
657563 - Manual page corrections for find
658734 - ACL: setfacl -x does not fail when asked to remove a non-existent Access Control Entry
673968 - logrotate(8) manpage fixes PATCH
675213 - userpasswd(1) manpage fix
675223 - locate(1) manpage fixes
675682 - pcregrep(1) manpage fixes
675688 - pcretest(1) manpage fixes
676540 - magic(5) manpage fixes


Keywords

man-pages-overrides


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