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Re: Help wanted: Cannot use 'man' cmd

On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 11:18:35AM +0200, Martin Quinson wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 01, 2001 at 04:54:14AM +0200, Guenter Millahn wrote:
> > myhost# man ls
> > man: can't create a temporary filename: Permission denied
> > myhost# 
> I assume the temp file it wants to create is the cat page, the page
> preformated. Normally, it goes to /var/cache/man/cat<section>.

Those are indeed temporary files in some sense, but they aren't the ones
man is trying to create here. It's decompressing a gzipped man page
before formatting it.


Colin Watson                                     [cjw44@flatline.org.uk]

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