installing manual pages
zbigniew at szalbot.homedns.org
Mon Jul 23 10:26:58 UTC 2007
>> Thanks for your answer. You probably did not read my post. I do this
>> via sysinstall and it fails.
> Ah, I apologize for that. You are right, of course; I misread at least
> part of the original post. I obviously need more coffee before I am
> fully aware of the reality around me :)
I need to apologize as I think I have sound quite harsh!
> It's possible that sysinstall tries to fetch manpages from a
> non-existent place. You can download the 6.2-RELEASE manpages
> from the FTP site and install them manually.
> The manpages can be found at:
> If you have wget installed, installing them should be as easy as:
>  Create an empty manpages/ directory
> # mkdir manpages
>  Enter the new manpages/ directory
> # cd manpages
>  Fetch the files from FTP
> # wget -nd -np -r -c
>  Run the 'install.sh' script as root:
Need to chmod it to have appropriate permissions but thank you! I now enjoy
man pages for all the default tools and software which comes with FBSD!
Thank you again!
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