[Pkg-shadow-devel] passwd(5) manual page

Serge E. Hallyn serge at hallyn.com
Mon Aug 1 13:56:13 BST 2022

On Sun, Jul 31, 2022 at 12:53:20PM +0200, Alejandro Colomar (man-pages) wrote:
> Hi Serge,
> I see that Debian manpages remove passwd(5) from upstream Linux man-pages
> because you (shadow-utils) already produce a page, and Debian manpages'
> README.Debian says they like it more.
> I'm happy with the passwd(5) manual page being part of shadow-utils.  Do you
> know if all GNU/Linux distributions use shadow-utils and therefore have your

Many do, but alpine for instance does not.

> manual page?  I'd like to remove the page from the Linux man-pages if no-one
> is reading it.
> BTW, if I remove it, please have a look at it, just in case you see anything
> that you may be interested in picking for your page.

I'll take a look later this week, thanks.

> Cheers,
> Alex
> -- 
> Alejandro Colomar
> Linux man-pages comaintainer; http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/
> http://www.alejandro-colomar.es/

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