When I do that, the same exact thing happens... and it's not making any sense to me. What database(s) are dependent upon by "man"?
# zcat /usr/share/man/man1/ls.1.gz |nroff -man troff: fatal error: can't find macro file tty-char
At 11:21 PM 8/1/2003, you wrote:
Forrest Aldrich <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> I just rebuilt the entire system from CVS, and still get this problem: > > # man man > Formatting page, please wait...troff: fatal error: can't find macro > file tty-char > Done. > > This can't be that complex of an issue, which is probably why I'm > still figuring it out. Doesn't the 'man' command need to find its > tmac files in /usr/share/tmac? If so, then there's something wrong > with the man configuration somewhere (something I'm not familiar with). > > Any pointers would really be appreciated, nobody else responded.
Hmm. Not exactly my thing, but what happens if you try the formatting directly?
zcat /usr/share/man/man1/ls.1.gz |nroff -man
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