[31974] trunk/www/install.php

jmpp at macports.org jmpp at macports.org
Wed Dec 12 17:40:22 PST 2007

Revision: 31974
Author:   jmpp at macports.org
Date:     2007-12-12 17:40:21 -0800 (Wed, 12 Dec 2007)

Log Message:
Add advise for our man pages when installing from source.

Modified Paths:

Modified: trunk/www/install.php
--- trunk/www/install.php	2007-12-13 01:26:47 UTC (rev 31973)
+++ trunk/www/install.php	2007-12-13 01:40:21 UTC (rev 31974)
@@ -121,6 +121,9 @@
         <li><kbd>Add ${prefix}/bin</kbd> and <kbd>${prefix}/sbin</kbd> to the start of your <kbd>PATH</kbd> environment variable
         so that MacPorts installed programs take precedence over equally named system provided programs.</li>
+        <li>If a standard <kbd>MANPATH</kbd> environment variable already exists (that is, one that doesn't contain any empty
+        components), add the <kbd>${prefix}/share/man</kbd> path to it so that MacPorts installed man pages are found by your
+        shell.</li>
         <li>For Tiger and earlier only, add an appropriate X11 <kbd>DISPLAY</kbd> environment variable to run X11 dependent
         programs, as Leopard takes care of this requirement on its own.</li>

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