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Re: X11 manpages?

mandb didn't do it, but mandb -c did, after a bit of a wait.  Thanks for the
tip; I would never have thought of it!

-- John

On Wed, Dec 02, 1998 at 03:26:43PM -0500, Christopher C Chimelis wrote:

> On Wed, 2 Dec 1998, John Goerzen wrote:
> > It seems, oddly enough, that "man" on Alpha doesn't see the manpages in
> > /usr/X11R6/man.  They are listed in MANDATORY_MANPATH in /etc/manpath.config
> > (that conffile is unmodified from the dist version).  When I do a manpage,
> > say for lbxproxy which I just installed, it re-indexes /usr/man but not
> > /usr/X11R6/man like my i386 does. Ideas?
> Hmmm...try reindexing manually with mandb.  I haven't had this problem
> here, but it wouldn't shock me if the indexes got corrupted a few
> iterations ago of man-db (we had some db lib problems awhile back that pop
> up every so often).  If they're still not showing up, then repost and I'll
> look into the source to see what it's doing and see if I can reproduce it
> here.
> C

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