Subject: Re: printing man pages on mac OS
To: None <>
From: Michael Parson <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 11/25/1998 09:36:57
In message <>, you write:
> I want to print some man pages from the Mac
> OS.  I don't have my printer working yet on
> the BSD set up.
> I can use the installer to move files from
> the BSD to the Mac OS, but when I try to open
> them for printing, nothing I have can open
> them.
> I tried to print the pine man page, but
> couldn't.  What do I need to do?

Try converting the man page to postscript first, you shouldn't have any
problems printing PS files on the mac...

If you have the original pine.1 file and groff, use something like:

groff -Tps -mandoc /path/to/pine/man/page/pine.1 >

Michael Parson
Sr. Systems Administrator
IXC Internet Services