pkg question ....

Roland Smith rsmith at
Tue Aug 5 21:13:21 UTC 2014

On Tue, Aug 05, 2014 at 08:56:17AM -0500, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
> OK, very well. I just installed XFCE, rxvt, & samba 3.6, When I do an 
> 'apropos xfce', is says 'xfce: nothing appropriate' .... I did a 
> 'makewhatis -av' & still nothing .... surely there are some man pages ?!?!?!

Odd. If you look at /etc/man.conf, does it contain the following line?

    MANPATH /usr/local/man

You did run makewhatis as root, right?
And there are xfce manpages in /usr/local/man, yes?

At the first glance though, XFCE doesn't seem to have all that many manpages;

:~> find /usr/ports/ -type d -name '*xfce*' -exec grep -H 'man/man.*\.[1-9]\.gz' \{\}/pkg-plist \;

(Of course this only found those ports that have a pkg-plist.)

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