Subject: Re: man.conf and mk.conf questions
To: Curt Sampson <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/27/1997 16:57:17
Curt Sampson writes:
> On Sat, 27 Sep 1997, Incorrigible punster -- do not incorrige wrote:
> > 1)      How does one configure mk.conf to only install the man pages and
> >         not their cat* equivalents?
> The man pages considered `source' and are thus not installed. Is
> there any particular reason you want the man pages, rather than
> the catman pages? What problem are you trying to solve?

It is actually useful to install the "source" man pages.

Among other things, it makes producing printable troff'ed manuals
possible. It also makes it possible to perform other sorts of work,
like hypertext conversion, on the corpus.