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Wed Jan 21 15:51:20 PST 2004
Didier Wiroth <didier.wiroth at mcesr.etat.lu> writes:
> I've compiled and installed software by my own in this directory:
> In this directory I have the following directories and subdirectories:
> The man8 and man1 directory contains some .8 and .1 man files.
> For example /home/me/custom/man/man8/logrotate.8
> When I enter: man 8 logrotate
> I get: No entry for logrotate in section 8 of the manual
> man logrotate:
> No manual entry for logrotate
> What do I have to do, to be able to use/view those man files, only ME? I don't want to modif manpath.config (as this is a global configuration file)?
>From "man man":
-M path Specify an alternate manpath. By default, man uses
manpath(1) (which is built into the man binary) to determine
the path to search. This option overrides the MANPATH envi-
MANPATH If MANPATH is set, its value is used as the path to search
for manual pages.
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