Subject: Re: Translated manual pages
To: Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
From: Noriyuki Soda <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/29/2002 23:49:08
>>>>> On 29 Oct 2002 06:32:38 -0800,
	Wolfgang Rupprecht <> said:

> My question is, how are translated man pages selected?  Does man(1)
> look at the localization env variables and then magically grab the
> localized pages?

Yes. man(1) should do that.

On almost all UNIX variants, man(1) uses environment variable
$LC_ALL, $LC_MESSAGES and $LANG in this order of precedence.

NetBSD should follow this standard practice.