Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 143259
Last modified: 2008-02-03 13:30:28 EST
Description of problem:
type "man telnet" and get bad output
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. type "man telnet"
2. look at screen
Text is there, but messed up.
According to Michal
Actually /usr/share/man/man1/telnet.1.gz is fine. The problem seems
to be that 'man telnet' is picking up /usr/kerberos/man/man1/telnet.1.gz
and this file is not using 'mandoc' macros. I did not try to check
what else in /usr/kerberos/man/man1/ will have similar issues. You can
workaround for the time beeing by setting an explicit MANPATH in
/etc/man.config with /usr/kerberos/man further down the pike.
Currently 'man -w' shows /usr/kerberos/man on the leading position.
As the default path setup goes to the kerberos-ized version of telnet rather
than the plain one, man's behavior of prefering the kerberos version is correct.
changing to the responsible component.-
$ man /usr/kerberos/man/man1/tmac.doc.gz
$ man /usr/kerberos/man/man5/.k5login.5.gz
is ok, but this manpage is hard to find
$ man -k k5login
k5login: nothing appropriate
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