Bug 146631 - MANPATH setting in /etc/man.config ignored
Summary: MANPATH setting in /etc/man.config ignored
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: man   
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Version: 3
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Ivana Varekova
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2005-01-31 05:20 UTC by P Fudd
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-03-16 12:01:00 UTC
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Description P Fudd 2005-01-31 05:20:04 UTC
Description of problem:
I created a man page in /usr/local/man/man1/foo.1, but I can't view it
with man.  Typing 'man -w' doesn't list /usr/local/man.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
man-1.5o1-7

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Type 'man -w'
2. Type 'mkdir -p /usr/local/man/man1; echo hello >
/usr/local/man/man1/foo.1; chmod -R a+rX /usr/local/man'
3. Type 'man -w'
  
Actual results:
/usr/X11R6/man:/usr/share/man

Expected results:
/usr/X11R6/man:/usr/share/man:/usr/local/man

Additional info:
Strace shows that man is reading /etc/man.config, but isn't looking at
/usr/local/man.  I have changed the /etc/sysconfig/i18n file to say
LANG="POSIX".

Comment 1 P Fudd 2005-01-31 05:21:53 UTC
Changing LANG="en_US.UTF-8" fixes the path problem.

Comment 2 Ivana Varekova 2005-03-16 12:01:00 UTC
Thank your for your notice.
Works for man-1.5p-1.
Ivana Varekova 


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