Opened 11 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

#25005 closed defect (invalid)

The man pages for for port doesn't install in the man hierarchy SL

Reported by: tommyb06@… Owned by: macports-tickets@…
Priority: Not set Milestone:
Component: base Version: 1.8.2
Keywords: Cc:


I really had to dig to find the manuals:

locate port.1 |sed -n 's/\/.*\/p' |grep -n port

--> 85, 91 locate port.1 |sed -n 91p The man page I found by this had this path:


Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by tommyb06@…

At least new users might find comfort and trust in the system if they can open a man page, and that at least the system provides what it says. I love macports.

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by jmroot (Joshua Root)

Component: portsbase
Keywords: port removed
Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed
Type: requestdefect

The man pages are installed to /opt/local/share/man. This will be found unless you are setting a custom MANPATH (in which case the system is just doing what you're telling it to do).

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