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 -- GU d- s:+ a+ C+>$ UBS>$ P L- !E--- W N+@ !o K--? !w--- O !M- !V- PS+ PE Y? !PGP- t+ 5 X !R tv- b++ DI !D G e h+ r- y? When pack meets pack in the jungle and no one will move from the trail wait till the leaders have spoken it may be fair words shall prevail (Rudyard Kipling) _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"