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bug #23962: mandb should create directories like makedir -pv

Submitted by:  Slava Kardakov <ojab>
Submitted on:  Tue 29 Jul 2008 03:52:53 PM UTC  
 
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  None
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Tue 29 Jul 2008 03:52:53 PM UTC, original submission:

If it isn't /var/cache dir mandb will not work:

root-in-chroot:/tmp/man-pages-3.05# mandb
mandb: warning: cannot create catdir /var/cache/man/fsstnd
mandb: warning: cannot create catdir /var/cache/man
mandb: warning: cannot create catdir /var/cache/man/oldlocal
mandb: warning: cannot create catdir /var/cache/man/local
mandb: warning: cannot create catdir /var/cache/man/X11R6
mandb: warning: cannot create catdir /var/cache/man/opt
Processing manual pages under /usr/share/man...
mandb: can't create index cache directory /var/cache/man: No such file or directory
Processing manual pages under /usr/share/man/de...
mandb: can't create index cache directory /var/cache/man/de: No such file or directory
Processing manual pages under /usr/share/man/es...
mandb: can't create index cache directory /var/cache/man/es: No such file or directory
Processing manual pages under /usr/share/man/fr...
mandb: can't create index cache directory /var/cache/man/fr: No such file or directory
Processing manual pages under /usr/share/man/ja...
mandb: can't create index cache directory /var/cache/man/ja: No such file or directory
Processing manual pages under /usr/share/man/it...
mandb: can't create index cache directory /var/cache/man/it: No such file or directory

Slava Kardakov <ojab>

 

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