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bug #61862: Please document guessing MANPATH entries from PATH

Submitter:  Reuben Thomas <rrt>
Submitted:  Wed 19 Jan 2022 11:10:17 PM UTC
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  cjwatson
Open/Closed:  Closed
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Fri 04 Feb 2022 03:16:15 PM UTC, comment #4: 

Fixed in man-db 2.10.0.

Colin Watson <cjwatson>
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Mon 24 Jan 2022 11:54:14 AM UTC, comment #3: 

Thanks very much, this is exactly what I and others (from what I can see on StackOverflow) have been looking for!

Reuben Thomas <rrt>
Mon 24 Jan 2022 04:09:07 AM UTC, comment #2: 

I ended up writing a new section in manpath(5) for this, and adding cross-references from various other pages:


Colin Watson <cjwatson>
Project Administrator
Thu 20 Jan 2022 10:54:23 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Please see this askubuntu answer for relevant context to this question: https://askubuntu.com/a/1378260/622983

Tasos Papastylianou <tpapastylianou>
Wed 19 Jan 2022 11:10:17 PM UTC, original submission:  

I cannot find the effect of `get_manpath_from_path` documented anywhere in the man pages.

Reuben Thomas <rrt>


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