Newbie questions, finding man.exe

Lamb, Ronald F.
Tue Aug 31 23:49:00 GMT 1999

>Once I got my path problems straitened out I could use
>man.exe from the Free Software Foundation with no 
>problem. It has a 16 bit stub, so it sucks up CPU
>but this isn't a problem so long as I am not running
>a big job elsewhere. I got man.exe off of the most
>recent CD from FSF. It should be available on their
>ftp sites for anyone else who wants it.

You can get a man for cygwin on


Just download the file

Also follow the direction in


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