Bug 82691 - man can't find other manuals referenced in man pages
Summary: man can't find other manuals referenced in man pages
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: man
Version: 2.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Eido Inoue
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-01-24 22:32 UTC by Jochen Schmidt
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:06 UTC (History)
0 users

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-08-01 21:33:29 UTC
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Description Jochen Schmidt 2003-01-24 22:32:43 UTC
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Description of problem:
man can't find other manuals referenced in man pages

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. man zshall
2. /%m
3. the "Pattern not found" Message appears 

Actual Results:  only the infopage is displayed

Expected Results:        %m     The  hostname  up to the first `.'.  An integer may
              follow the `%' to specify how  many  components  of
              the hostname are desired.  With a negative integer,
              trailing components of the hostname are shown.

Additional info:

see BUG 75943 and BUG 78465 and BUG 75943 for details.
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Comment 1 Eido Inoue 2003-08-01 21:33:29 UTC
(can't reproduce using the exact steps. Assuming user meant "man zsh", not "man

In any case, current errata version of man appears to be able to search for
percent followed by a letter, so closing.

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