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Authored by: discordantus on Oct 17, '03 02:23:27AM

I suppose it's really a matter of taste, but here's my take on it...

It is an improvement because the MANPATH variable appears to be deprecated. All utilities that need those paths are now supposed to run the 'manpath' util to get them. 'manpath' will use the MANPATH variable if it exists, but will print an error message to stderr. Also, if you set the MANPATH variable manually, and Apple decides to stick in a new man directory in the future, 'man' won't be able to find it. I guess it's just the new way that they are doing things...



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Authored by: pjt33 on Oct 18, '03 02:59:03PM
I don't know whether it works in tcsh, but in sh/bash, the simple solution is
export MANPATH=`manpath`:/sw/share/man


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