RFR: docs JDK-8225134: Update man-page files
jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com
Fri May 31 21:02:57 UTC 2019
Please review a change to refresh the content of the man pages (*.1
files) in the main repo,
to contain essentially the exact same content as found in the Oracle JDK
Going forward, the intent is to bulk-update these pages towards the end
of each release
cycle, until we can eventually open source the underlying files from
which the man pages
are derived, at which time these files will be deleted.
This email is to build-dev at ojn, even though there are no Makefile
changes, because that
list includes the folk mostly likely to make direct use of these files.
It is also cc jdk-dev at ojn
so that the OpenJDK community is generally aware of this change.
Note, although the current man pages share a history with the previous
versions of these
files, the transformations that have occurred between then and now make
it all but
impossible to compare the versions side by side with diff. For those
folk wanting to review
the content, it is best to look at the "New" or "Raw" files in the webrev.
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