nethack (3.4.3-12.1) 04_manpage_paths


 doc/nethack.6 |   13 +++++++------
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

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#! /bin/sh -e
## 04_manpage_paths.dpatch by Joshua Kwan <>
## All lines beginning with `## DP:' are a description of the patch.
## DP: Change paths in the default manpage to what is used in Debian + other stuff.

if [ $# -ne 1 ]; then
    echo >&2 "`basename $0`: script expects -patch|-unpatch as argument"
    exit 1
case "$1" in
    -patch) patch -f --no-backup-if-mismatch -p1 < $0;;
    -unpatch) patch -f --no-backup-if-mismatch -R -p1 < $0;;
        echo >&2 "`basename $0`: script expects -patch|-unpatch as argument"
        exit 1;;

exit 0
--- nethack-3.4.1.orig/doc/nethack.6
+++ nethack-3.4.1/doc/nethack.6
@@ -108,9 +108,10 @@
 graphics characters), options may also be included in a configuration
 The default is located in your home directory and
-named .nethackrc on Unix systems.  On other systems, the default may be
-different, usually NetHack.cnf.  On DOS or Windows, the name is
-defaults.nh, while on the Macintosh or BeOS, it is NetHack Defaults.
+named .nethackrc on Unix systems.  
+On Debian systems, use .nethackrc.gnome for the Gnome windowing port,
+use .nethackrc.x11 for the X11 windowing port, and use .nethackrc.qt for the
+QT windowing port.  You can use .nethackrc.tty for the non-graphical version.
 The configuration file's location may be specified by setting NETHACKOPTIONS
 to a string consisting of an @ character followed by the filename.
@@ -197,7 +198,7 @@
 supplies a directory which is to serve as the playground.
 It overrides the value from NETHACKDIR, HACKDIR,
 or the directory specified by the game administrator during compilation
-(usually /usr/games/lib/nethackdir).
+(usually /usr/lib/games/nethack).
 This option is usually only useful to the game administrator.
 The playground must contain several auxiliary files such as help files,
 the list of top scorers, and a subdirectory
@@ -222,7 +223,7 @@
 distinction, as he may eventually release a new version of his own.
-All files are in the playground, normally /usr/games/lib/nethackdir.
+All files are in the playground, normally /usr/lib/games/nethack.
 If DLB was defined during the compile, the data files and special levels
 will be inside a larger file, normally nhdat, instead of being separate
@@ -283,7 +284,7 @@
 MAILREADER	Replacement for default reader
-	(probably /bin/mail or /usr/ucb/mail).
+	(probably /usr/bin/mail).
 NETHACKDIR	Playground.