Bug 136016 - Cannot do keyword lookup with man
Cannot do keyword lookup with man
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: man (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Eido Inoue
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2004-10-16 16:16 EDT by John Mizell
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-19 15:01:09 EDT
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Description John Mizell 2004-10-16 16:16:42 EDT
Description of problem:
Cannot do keyword lookup with man -k 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

man-1.5m2-9

How reproducible:

Everytime
Steps to Reproduce:
1.man -k ls
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Actual results:
[root@supernova input]# man -k ls
ls: nothing appropriate


Expected results:

A listing of man pages related to ls
Additional info:
Comment 1 John Mizell 2004-10-16 17:12:31 EDT
after running /etc/cron.weekly/makewhatis.cron
man -k works. Maybe this needs to be run after first boot to initalize
the database.

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