Am Samstag 28 Februar 2009 21:42:35 schrieb Roland Smith:
> On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 07:49:16PM +0100, Frank Wißmann wrote:
> > Hi, list!
> > I have a problem using the above mentioned programs because there
> > doesn't seem to be a manpage installed. Can anybody give me a clue
> > on how to get help?
> Both do have manpages. What kind of error do you get when you try
> e.g. 'man portmaster'? It might be that your manual pages setup is
> broken.
I get the message "No manual entry for portmaster", but using your 
command I can read it. "man man" e. g. works perfectly.
But there comes up another question (or two):
How can I use it with all ports/packages?
And will it upgrade my packages too, or is there something special I 
have to look for, because I have mostly installed by "pkg_add -r"?

TIA Frank
> You can read the manpage with the following command sequence:
>   gzip -cd /usr/local/man/man8/portmaster.8.gz | groff -Tascii -man |
> less
> Roland

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