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Bug 784815 - dev-util/cmake-3.22.1 default-enable USE=doc for manpages
Summary: dev-util/cmake-3.22.1 default-enable USE=doc for manpages
Status: UNCONFIRMED
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Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal enhancement with 1 vote (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo's Team for Core System packages
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Reported: 2021-04-21 14:56 UTC by Esteve Varela Colominas
Modified: 2022-02-24 18:54 UTC (History)
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Description Esteve Varela Colominas 2021-04-21 14:56:46 UTC
Recently, app-emulation/qemu was updated to default-enable USE=doc, because it installs man pages, which are by many expected to be present by default, regardless of additional documentation.

CMake is in a very similar position, where USE=doc is required to install the man pages, as it uses sphinx to generate them. This is why I'd suggest doing the same, for the sake of consistency.

Relevant app-emulation/qemu discussion: https://bugs.gentoo.org/770997