[OS X TeX] $MANPATH (again??)

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Thu Aug 11 14:19:20 CEST 2005

On 10 Aug 2005, at 13:49, Steffen Hokland wrote:

> Hi all
> I've looked through the archives of the list but couldn't find an  
> answer for this....
> I needed to convert a PNG file and wanted to use the convert  
> command line tool boundled with ImageMagick (GW-install - of  
> course...), however
> # man convert
> returned
> # No manual entry for convert
> My MANPATH is: /sw/share/man:/usr/share/man:/usr/local/teTeX/man:/ 
> usr/X11R6/man:/sw/lib/perl5/5.8.6/man
> which doens't contain /usr/local/man (I've done the quick'n dirty  
> fix man -M /usr/local/man convert).
> Have I messed up during my install of TeX (CLI use has been  
> selected), or should I try to manipulate the MANPATH variable  
> in .profile (which I'd rather not...)?

Maybe you upgraded OS X from 10.3 to 10.4? The location of the  
manpath setting has changed. Re-run the configure stage of the i- 
Package (if that is what you are using) and select enable CLI (and  
nothing else because you do not need it).

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