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Re: Debian man pages have annoying feature(sic)


2 juin 2020 à 00:02 de rowlett@cloud85.net:

> On 06/01/2020 04:02 PM, Ralph Katz wrote:
>> apt show debian-goodies
>> ...
>> debman     - Easily view man pages from a binary .deb without extracting
>>  [man, apt* (via debget)]
>> So...  ~$ dman packagename   # will fetch the manpages as though they
>> were local.
>> Regards,
>> Ralph
> Thank you. Looks interesting.
> 1st didn't work even after installing debian-goodies.
> Suspect operator. Leaving now. will pursue in morning.
Are you speaking of debman? If so I suspect you forgot the last part with the command you want its manpages.
In short, you have multiple possibilities:

dman cmd
debman -f local_package.deb cmd
debman -p package cmd
debmany package|local_package.deb

Best regards,

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