David Christensen wrote: > Matthew Seaman wrote: >> What are the contents of /etc/manpath.config ? > > $ cat /etc/manpath.config | egrep -v '^#' > MANDATORY_MANPATH /usr/share/man > MANDATORY_MANPATH /usr/share/openssl/man > OPTIONAL_MANPATH /usr/local/man > OPTIONAL_MANPATH /usr/X11R6/man > MANPATH_MAP /bin /usr/share/man > MANPATH_MAP /usr/bin /usr/share/man > MANPATH_MAP /usr/local/bin /usr/local/man > MANPATH_MAP /usr/X11R6/bin /usr/X11R6/man > OPTIONAL_MANPATH /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.8.8/man > OPTIONAL_MANPATH /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.8.8/perl/man > > >> You can see the ultimate result by running the 'manpath' command. > > 2006-07-13 08:38:20 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ~ > $ manpath > (Warning: MANPATH environment variable set) > :/home/dpchrist/local/man > > >> See the manpath(1) man page for more information. > > 2006-07-13 08:38:58 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ~ > $ man manpath > No manual entry for manpath > > > Any other ideas?
Please read what I wrote more carefully. To summarize: don't set $MANPATH in your environment, and the man(1) command will work correctly. Matthew -- Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 7 Priory Courtyard Flat 3 PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey Ramsgate Kent, CT11 9PW
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