[Techtalk] edit manpath

Carla Schroder carla at bratgrrl.com
Sun Aug 11 15:05:02 EST 2002

On Sunday 11 August 2002 08:49 pm, you wrote:
> Oh. Me and my too hasty fingers. I am not sure if this will work with troff
> files. What I'll write below works definately for the ?standard foo.8.bz2
> type man pages. I've made a few assumptions too, namely that your man
> operates similar to mine (ie youre not using a bsd or powerpc type setup)
> and that you dont have any MANPATH MANSECT variables set in your shell.

Thanks Hamster, I'll give it a go. Troff is a multiple-use format that 
like 'man' format on the fly. Most man pages are stored compressed, which 
doesn't tell the real file format.

Thanks again, I'll try it and see what happens.


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