man-db

Description:a man replacement that utilizes berkdb instead of flat files
License: GPL-3
Homepage:http://www.nongnu.org/man-db/
Location:Portage
Legend:
  • + - stable
  • ~ - unstable
  • M - hardmask
alpha amd64 arm hppa ia64 m68k mips ppc ppc64 s390 sh sparc x86
9999 diff - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2.9.4 diff ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ - ~ ~
2.9.3-r2 diff ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ - ~ ~
2.9.3-r1 ~ + + + ~ ~ ~ + + ~ - + +

USE flags

  • berkdb - Add support for sys-libs/db (Berkeley DB for MySQL)
  • gdbm - Add support for sys-libs/gdbm (GNU database libraries)
  • manpager - Enable manpager wrapper for colorizing output
  • nls - Add Native Language Support (using gettext - GNU locale utilities)
  • seccomp - Enable seccomp (secure computing mode) to perform system call filtering at runtime to increase security of programs
  • selinux - !!internal use only!! Security Enhanced Linux support, this must be set by the selinux profile or breakage will occur
  • static-libs - Build static versions of dynamic libraries as well
  • zlib - Add support for zlib (de)compression

Security Advisory

Date Severity Title
almost 4 years high MAN DB: Privilege escalation

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