Install port without man page

Andrew Pantyukhin infofarmer at
Thu Apr 24 05:53:18 UTC 2008

On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 07:34:35PM +0200, Mel wrote:
> On Tuesday 15 April 2008 18:07:42 Ashant Chalasani wrote:
> > Is there a way to install a port without the man-pages.  I'm trying to
> > install a dhcp server onto a Tinybsd image and end up buying myself a
> > bunch of files in /man, as seen at
> > (hope the
> > linking is not minded).
> If the port controls installing the manpages, then you can set 
> NO_INSTALL_MANPAGES in /etc/make.conf.

NO_INSTALL_MANPAGES is traditionally just an imake-related hack,
which is hardly respected, but rather used. At the moment there
is no policy or knob to control manpage installation. However,
many ports respect MANPREFIX/MANxPREFIX.

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