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Re: [alpine-aports] [PATCH] main/mdocmal: don't rebuild the mandoc.db from scratch every time

From: Natanael Copa <>
Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2015 09:00:05 +0200

On Wed, 5 Aug 2015 22:37:25 +0200
Sören Tempel <> wrote:

> mdocmls makewhatis(8) implementation should be able to build the
> mandoc.db incrementally. Removing it forces mdocml to regenerate it
> completely which can take a lot of time if you have a bunch of man pages
> installed on your system and thus slows down package installation.
> Furthermore, I also switch the string encoding from ascii to utf-8. In
> addition to that I noticed that some files weren't listed in the source
> APKBUILD variable.
> Seem to work for me but further tests would be appreciate.

My apk now report error:
$ sudo apk fix
(1/1) Reinstalling mdocml (1.13.3-r3)
Executing busybox-1.23.2-r4.trigger
Executing mdocml-1.13.3-r3.trigger
-T: realpath: No such file or directory
utf8: realpath: No such file or directory
ERROR: mdocml-1.13.3-r3.trigger: script exited with error 5
OK: 4524 MiB in 1662 packages

Received on Thu Aug 06 2015 - 09:00:05 GMT