[blfs-dev] About MANPATH
pierre.labastie at neuf.fr
Mon Jan 26 13:25:52 PST 2015
Le 25/01/2015 23:48, Bruce Dubbs a écrit :
> Fernando de Oliveira wrote:
>> On 25-01-2015 08:30, Pierre Labastie wrote:
>>> I do not know whether this happened to you, but I've been hit several times:
>>> After installing some package in /opt, some "profile" file (for example
>>> "extrapaths.sh") is modified to include:
>>> pathappend /opt/some/thing/man MANPATH
>>> Then, man does not work anymore!
> I believe this has been fixed in the book some time ago. In extrapaths.sh we
> # Set some defaults before other applications add to these paths.
> pathappend /usr/share/man MANPATH
> pathappend /usr/share/info INFOPATH
> I think the problem you see is because you haven't updated extrapaths.sh.
> That is understandable as I have done that also when copying from an older build.
> -- Bruce
OK thanks, and sorry for the noise.
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