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

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Aug 12 15:35:12 CEST 2005

On Aug 12, 2005, at 3:46 AM, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> This is indeed what was causing grief. Doing now, in Terminal,
>     sudo pico /usr/share/misc/man.conf
> removing my former manual addition of
>      MANPATH /usr/local/man
> commenting out (with a #) the default line
>     MANPATH_MAP /usr/local/bin /usr/local/share/man
> and saving these modifications, I get now
>     legimc11:~ brunovoisin$ manpath
>     /usr/share/man:/usr/local/man:/usr/local/teTeX/man:/usr/X11R6/man
> And "man convert" does indeed work!
> Thus it's Apple which ships a man.conf with a broken (or, at least,  
> odd) setup.
> Many thanks,
> Bruno Voisin


I like ManOpen so much that quite a while ago I added

alias man="openman"
alias appropos="openman -k"

to my ~/.bash_profile and have the man paths


in ManOpen's preferences.

Am I missing anything?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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