[OS X TeX] Man and info pages in gwTeX

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Thu May 12 10:16:01 CEST 2005

On May 8, 2005, at 19:51, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> Le 8 mai 05 à 19:23, Martin Costabel a écrit :
>> I don't know if you noticed, but the man/manpath/MANPATH system has 
>> again changed between Panther and Tiger:
>> On Panther, the MANPATH environment variable was working, but was 
>> being considered with a certain hostility by manpath and its 
>> followers. The one and only configuration file (which was used and 
>> written to by GWtex) was /etc/manpath.config.
>> On Tiger, the hostility seems to have disappeared, and the config 
>> file is now /usr/share/misc/man.conf; in addition its name is 
>> configurable.
> Many thanks for the info. Thus it seems what should be done is adding 
> to this file, or to a similar file if there can be several such files, 
> the entry:
> MANPATH_MAP    /usr/local/teTeX/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin-current/    
> /usr/local/teTeX/man/
> But it seems there's also a conflict between the default in this file:
> MANPATH_MAP    /usr/local/bin        /usr/local/share/man
> and the structure used by gwTeX which would require:
> MANPATH_MAP    /usr/local/bin        /usr/local/man
> It's amusing to note man.conf also contains reference to TeX, but 
> apparently to a TeX of a different kind:
> #MANPATH /opt/teTeX/man

/opt is DarwinPorts if I remember correctly.


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