man port problem

William Davis frstan at
Fri Nov 9 02:14:30 PST 2007

On Nov 9, 2007, at 4:57 AM, Lefteris Tsintjelis wrote:

> root# cat /etc/manpaths
> /usr/share/man
> /usr/local/share/man
> /opt/local/share/man
> root# /usr/libexec/makewhatis
> root# man port
> Cannot open the message catalog "man" for locale "el_GR.UTF-8"
> (NLSPATH="<none>")
> No manual entry for port
> root# unset LANG
> root# man port
> No manual entry for port
> Still the same here though
> Eric Donkersloot wrote:
>> You can add /opt/local/man to /etc/manpaths and run:
>> sudo /usr/libexec/makewhatis
>> Regards,
>> Eric

My own experience is that "man port" works fine if no $MANPATH is set  
in env. If some other program has made $MANPATH entries then you need  
to add
export $MANPATH:/opt/local/man
to your ~/.profile

William Davis
Mac OS X.5.0 Darwin 9.0.0
Mac Mini Intel Duo @ 1.86 GHz

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