location of man pages for multiple versions of the same program

Bradley Giesbrecht pixilla at macports.org
Mon Apr 7 10:08:18 PDT 2014

On Apr 7, 2014, at 7:20 AM, Mojca Miklavec <mojca at macports.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> I see that mysql55 for example installs man pages to
>    $prefix/share/man/mysql55/man1/*.1.gz
> where they are not really functional.
> Is that a proper place for these files? / Is there any better place?

In the case of mysql55 and the other mysql ports, if you use "port select mysql mysql55" the man pages are symlinked into the appropriate category in $prefix/share/man.

Bradley Giesbrecht (pixilla)

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