makewhatis

Aaron Konstam akonstam at sbcglobal.net
Wed Feb 13 14:18:28 UTC 2008


On Tue, 2008-02-12 at 00:33 -0500, MK wrote:
> no matter what i do to man.conf or specify on the command line,  
> "makewhatis" always creates a database so that "apropos" produces  
> triplicate output, which is cluttered and time consuming.  Also, if i  
> use NOCACHE in man.conf and eliminate /var/cache/catman, "makewhatis"  
> just plain stops working.
> 
> Anyone know if there are alternate shell scripts anywhere to the one in  
> fedora 7? Or if there is anything else i can do to avoid editing this  
> script?
> 
I am confused that you call the file man.conf. The name has been changed
to man.config since f7 at least. Are you updating the right file?
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