Re: Realtionship between user accounts and man pages
"Noe' Franco" wrote:
>While installing a database, Postgresql-6.3, I some how diconnected the man
>pages from root's account. Now mind you all the other accounts have access
>to man pages.
> Yes, I know that the install should be done under its own account and it
> So what can be done to reattach the man pages to the account of 'root'.
>And is there any difference between that and reattaching to a regular user
I did not, at first, understand what you meant, but I now think that you
mean that when, as root, you type `man ...' you don't find anything. Is
If so, it suggests that MANPATH is set to something unexpected. Type
`echo $MANPATH' to see what is in there.
Do you think that anything in the postgresql installation is responsible?
I can't, at the moment, think of anything that modifies MANPATH, particularly
not in the root account.
Oliver Elphick Oliver.Elphick@lfix.co.uk
Isle of Wight http://www.lfix.co.uk/oliver
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