Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 55115
man does not obey MANDEFOPTIONS
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:37:46 EDT
Description of Problem:
In the default /etc/man.config that is shipped with man,
there is a comment that MANDEFOPTIONS allows you to
specify default options. We would like to use this to make
man run as man -a by default since that's what our users are
used to from other Unices. However, man does not recognize
this option at all. From looking at the code, I don't
see any mention of it. It would be nice if this could be
implemented. If not, the reference in the man.config file
should at least be removed.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Code for handling it is there in 1.5j... Check man_getopt() in man-getopt.c.
Doesn't seem to be working though, debugging.
Ok, fixed in 1.5j-1.
Sorry, forgot to set the correct resolution. ;)