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Bug 879013 - dev-embedded/avrdude-7.0 manpage installed in wrong location
Summary: dev-embedded/avrdude-7.0 manpage installed in wrong location
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Embedded Gentoo Team
Depends on:
Reported: 2022-11-01 15:02 UTC by Esteve Varela Colominas
Modified: 2024-01-02 18:59 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Esteve Varela Colominas 2022-11-01 15:02:55 UTC
Currently, this package is installing /usr/share/man/avrdude.1.bz2
This has been resolved in this commit:

It'd be nice to see this patch applied in the current package, given there's no indication of a new release coming anytime soon.
Comment 1 Sam James archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2022-11-02 00:16:28 UTC
Good spot. Surprised no QA check notices this.
Comment 2 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2024-01-02 18:59:05 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit da58f729dd160b30b506d5fc0f2251e9d5d3d9a4
Author:     Matthew Smith <>
AuthorDate: 2024-01-02 18:51:09 +0000
Commit:     Matthew Smith <>
CommitDate: 2024-01-02 18:58:48 +0000

    dev-embedded/avrdude: add 7.2
    Add a subslot for libavrdude, and build in parallel port support.
    Signed-off-by: Matthew Smith <>

 dev-embedded/avrdude/Manifest           |  1 +
 dev-embedded/avrdude/avrdude-7.2.ebuild | 64 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 dev-embedded/avrdude/metadata.xml       |  3 ++
 3 files changed, 68 insertions(+)