On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 10:08:45PM +0100, Frank Wißmann wrote: > 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.
That sounds to me that the configuration for the man command is broken. If you give the 'manpath' command, does the output include /usr/local/man? If not, add the following lines to /etc/manpath.config: OPTIONAL_MANPATH /usr/local/man MANPATH_MAP /usr/local/bin /usr/local/man Roland -- R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/ [plain text _non-HTML_ PGP/GnuPG encrypted/signed email much appreciated] pgp: 1A2B 477F 9970 BA3C 2914 B7CE 1277 EFB0 C321 A725 (KeyID: C321A725)
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