man-db 2.8.3-2 source package in Ubuntu


man-db (2.8.3-2) unstable; urgency=medium

  * AppArmor: Allow man_filter to read from anywhere, since there are no
    real restrictions on where manual page files may be, and the worst this
    can do is feed data to the invoking man process.
  * AppArmor: Allow man and its related profiles to exchange signals.

 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden>  Sat, 07 Apr 2018 12:15:33 +0100

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man-db: on-line manual pager

 This package provides the man command, the primary way of examining the
 on-line help files (manual pages). Other utilities provided include the
 whatis and apropos commands for searching the manual page database, the
 manpath utility for determining the manual page search path, and the
 maintenance utilities mandb, catman and zsoelim. man-db uses the groff
 suite of programs to format and display the manual pages.

man-db-dbgsym: debug symbols for man-db