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Old 05-06-2011, 05:33 AM   #1
Registered: Sep 2010
Location: Bloemfontein , South Africa
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Unhappy UPGRADE.TXT error I think

HI there

Please before someone crucifies me

On line 122 of UPGRADE.TXT it says

You might also wish to move these config files over:

/usr/man/ <------------------ This line

Should it not be /usr/lib64/ for 64 bit and /usr/lib/ for 32 bit


Old 05-06-2011, 07:20 AM   #2
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Yeah I also noticed during the upgrade that /usr/man/ was missing on my system, but it wasn't a big deal really...
Old 05-06-2011, 09:16 AM   #3
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It is a minor error also noted in going from 12.2 to 13.0.
Sometimes I think these are deliberately introduced so that the Slackware user becomes accustomed to the need to think for themselves and do some work on their own. :-/
Old 05-06-2011, 09:18 AM   #4
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Man, still accustomed to the 32-bit world... I missed this despite going into the folder and removing the .new! Thanks for the heads up!


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