> On Aug 18, 2015, at 7:46 AM, O. Hartmann <ohart...@zedat.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
> Am Tue, 18 Aug 2015 07:35:25 -0700
> Marcel Moolenaar <mar...@xcllnt.net> schrieb:
>>> On Aug 17, 2015, at 10:15 PM, O. Hartmann <ohart...@zedat.fu-berlin.de> 
>>> wrote:
>>> Port security/heimdal installs its own ftpd with its appropriate manpages.
>> Ugh :-(
>> It would have been so nice if man(1) would have told you that there
>> were 2 ftpd manpages and that you need to specify which one you want.
>> That should raise an eyebrow right away...
> A hint came from this list, so I checked via locate the existence of multiple 
> ftpd and
> ftpd.8[.gz] - and yes, I found several. I circumvent the problem by applying 
> to man the
> option "-M/usr/share/man" which brought up the the correct manpage.

I think distinct sections would be nice:
1-9     base system
1P-9P   ports/packages
1L-9L   local manpages.

> And if it would not be hard ebough, I figured, that deleting port 
> security/heimdal didn't
> erase the manpage  on the particular machine I tested with :-/

Cached manpage, I presume?

Marcel Moolenaar

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