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Re: Man pages

On Sun, Nov 26, 2000 at 10:20:30AM +0000, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm a new Debian user (been using other distributions for
> about 5 years) and I seem to be missing some man pages on
> my new Debian system. I'm missing manpages for ptrace, 
> termios, fcntl and others.
> The command "dpkg -l |grep man" turns up (among others)
> ii  manpages       1.29-2         Man pages about using a Linux system.
> ii  manpages-dev   1.29-2         Linux-development man pages.
> but neither of these seem contain the required man pages.

Those are present in the Woody package of manpages-dev.  Between Slink
and Potato there was a change in where manpages are stored, so perhaps
this is a MANPATH issue.  Try:

$ dpkg -S fcntl

and see if it turns up a path.  If so, you've found part of the problem.

Eric G. Miller <egm2@jps.net>

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