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Re: [Nmh-workers] Naive Queston About nmh Man Pages

From: David Levine
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Naive Queston About nmh Man Pages
Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2012 12:25:25 -0400

Norm wrote:

> Ken Hornstein <address@hidden> writes:
> >>Shouldn't etc have have a link, man -> share/man  ?
> >
> >You mean, you want (default installation):
> >
> >/usr/local/nmh/etc/man -> ../share/man
> Don't know what I "want".  That's why I  didn't  make a request, but =
> asked a question.
> >
> >I'm not sure I see the need myself; care to explain?  You can change =
> the
> >directory used by the man pages via the --mandir option to configure.
> I  did
>          configure
>          make
>          make check
>          make install
> Therefore, accepting all the defaults.
> Than I did  'man scan' and got  'No manual entry for scan'.
> Then  I did
>      cd /usr/local//nmh
>      ln -s share/man man
> Now 'man scan" works.

Adding /usr/local/nmh/share/man to your MANPATH environment
variable will allow you to see the nmh man pages (without
adding that symlink).  That corresponds to the
/usr/local/nmh/bin that you already add to your PATH, I


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