man pages

Sean Champ symmetry_web@email.msn.com
Fri Mar 17 00:31:00 GMT 2000


if you're running b20:
how did you even get the manpages to work?

I saw something about it, probably somewhere at cygnus, that suggested it wasn't possible to run manpages on b20


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Stefan Lindqvist" <Stefan.Lindqvist@cygnion.com>
To: <cygwin@sourceware.cygnus.com>
Sent: Monday, March 13, 2000 4:57 PM
Subject: Re: man pages


> Thanks Michael and others for the help. I was actually able to locate the
> problem myself: After copying sh.exe to the /bin directory, man works fine
> (just as the cygwin installation instructions say... - sorry about that).
> 
> /Stefan L
> 
> Michael Hirmke wrote:
> 
> > Hi Stefan,
> >
> > [...]
> > >$ man man
> > >Error executing formatting or display command.
> > [...]
> > >No manual entry for man
> > >
> > >However, if I "manually" run the above command "(cd /usr/local/man ;
> > >(echo -e "..."  ...,etc the man page is printed out just fine. So, why
> > >doesn't it work from the man command?
> > >
> > >Any hints highly appreciated. Thanks,
> >
> > Probably either your man pages or your man config file is in DOS, not
> > Unix format and/or your partitions are not mounted in binary mode.
> >
> > >
> > >Stefan L
> >
> > Bye.
> > Michael.
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