Missing /opt/local/share/man/whatis DB

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Thu Jun 22 02:48:57 UTC 2017

On Wed, 21 Jun 2017, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> Other developers may have other answers as to why MacPorts doesn't do 
> this, but for myself, the answer is that I'm not aware of makewhatis or 
> what it does.

It's a basic Unix command; it rebuilds the manpage indices.  Got to your 
favourite shell window and type "whatis man", for example.

Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Those who don't understand security will suffer."

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