Re: Help wanted: Cannot use 'man' cmd
On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 12:50:59AM +0200, siward wrote:
> with all due respect Wichert,
> i.e. i'm not saying i know better than you,
> i run as root nearly always and man has worked without any problem.
> i have frequently used it, directly and as input to a pipe.
> what problem should i have that i haven't ?
On Debian 2.2 and above, man is crippled as root for some people as a
side-effect of a security precaution that drops privileges to uid man
when running as root.
> is this a bug ?
Colin Watson [email@example.com]