Than and a tip of the hat go to Sue Thielen and Reggie Stuart. Merging
together I came up with:
pkginfo | grep man // which showed only a couple of man page sections were
/cdrom/cdrom0/s0/Solaris_2.7/Product // which contains most packages
pkginfo *man* // which list which packages contain manuals
Then use pkgadd to install the ones needed. Most man pages were in SUNWman.
I can now
'man man' again.
I still have no idea what happened to the files, as I was able to 'man man'
last week. Ahh, the mysteries of computing.
Thanks to all who responded so quickly.
Office - (702) 295-2939
Fax - (702) 295-2934
Original problem follows:
> Hello all:
> Somehow or other I seem to have lost my man pages. The standard ones that
> is. I can't do a 'man man' or a 'man ls', etc. I installed several gnu
> packages, did the catman -w, and I can do 'man gcc' and get something. I
> did a search for tar.*, and found only the executable. How can I get the
> standard man pages back?
U BEFORE POSTING please READ the FAQ located at
. and the list POLICY statement located at
A To submit questions/summaries to this list send your email message to:
A To unsubscribe from this list please send an email message to:
E and in the BODY type:
R unsubscribe sun-managers
. unsubscribe sun-managers email@example.com
L To view an archive of this list please visit:
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.2 : Fri Sep 28 2001 - 23:14:19 CDT