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Re: May I remove a "feature" from man? [was: Bug#10039]

From: Fabrizio Polacco <fpolacco@icenet.fi>
> Bug#10039 exposed a problem with the "feature" of man to index all the
> 'man' and 'MAN' subdirectory it finds in the HOME and current directory,
> when it is invoked.

Is this is consequence of your $MANPATH or is it in the "man" program?

Is $HOME automaticaly in the MANPATH? If so, that's not bad. The current
directory should not be in MANPATH and should not be indexed.


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