Re: Setting up Woody on Laptop
On Thu, May 01, 2003 at 02:30:51PM -0400, Kevin McKinley wrote:
> On Thu, 1 May 2003 09:10:47 -0700 (PDT)
> Larry <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Questions:
> > 1) How to I get the man index installed? I can do a
> > man on a topic and see it, but if I do a "man -k
> > topic", nothing is listed. On the old Redhats, I'd
> > run a "makewhatis" to finish the man install. What do
> > I do on Debian?
> mandb. But first man mandb.
> All the things you asked about are accomplished during a normal
> installation. Did you do the whole thing?
This is not in fact true in the case of mandb. See the Debian changelog
entry for man-db version 2.3.20-20.
Colin Watson [email@example.com]