Xman and nroff incompatibility

Rodrigo Medina rodmedina@cantv.net
Sun Feb 22 04:26:00 GMT 2004

On Sat, 21 Feb 2004, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:

>FYI, Cygwin man doesn't use /etc/man.config.  I believe the global man
>configuration file for Cygwin is /usr/share/misc/man.conf.  I don't know
>whether Xman reads that...

Xman does not seem to be reading /etc/man.config nor
 /usr/share/misc/man.conf.  I had notice the difference, so I copied
/usr/share/misc/man.conf into /etc/man.config and have also put the -c
option in both files with no difference in the xman behavior. To be more
precise I am not sure if it reads the file for obtaining the MANPATH,
but in my case it does not make a difference because the MANPATH
environment variable is correct.

Rodrigo Medina

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