location of man pages for multiple versions of the same program

Eric Gallager egall at gwmail.gwu.edu
Mon Apr 7 08:04:31 PDT 2014

On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 10:44 AM, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 10:40 AM, Mojca Miklavec <mojca at macports.org>wrote:
>> It probably wouldn't be such a bad idea to create a script
>> $prefix/bin/<portname>-init<version>.sh which would prepend
>> $prefix/libexec/<port>/<something> to PATH. Or maybe simply create a
>> script like $prefix/libexec/<port>/<something>/usethisone.sh to do the
>> same. And then man pages would automatically work ...
> I've wanted this for a while. That, or adding support for something along
> the lines of modules.sourceforge.net. (Unlike port select, this might be
> automatable.)
There is a ticket open requesting a port for that btw:
I had been working on a Portfile for it a while ago, but gave up for some
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