Re: Installing bash 2.0 makes "man" lock up.
Fabrizio Polacco <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Could you please try man-db package instead of man (if you're running
> unstable) ?
> It's the same source, but differently organized.
I am running man-db, and I still had the problem. I don't think it's
man though. I think it's bash, or my misuse of "set".
The problem can be demonstrated like this (if you have bash-2.0
$ set -a
$ set +a
# man man
I got rid of all the "set -a"'s in my code, and the problem is gone.