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MANPATH(1)		FreeBSD	General	Commands Manual		    MANPATH(1)

NAME
     manpath --	display	search path for	manual pages

SYNOPSIS
     manpath [-Ldq]

DESCRIPTION
     The manpath utility determines the	user's manual search path from the
     user's PATH, and local configuration files.  This result is echoed	to the
     standard output.

     -L	 Output	manual locales list instead of the manual path.

     -d	 Print extra debugging information.

     -q	 Suppresses warning messages.

IMPLEMENTATION NOTES
     The manpath utility constructs the	manual path from two sources:
     1.	  From each component of the user's PATH for the first of:
	  -   pathname/man
	  -   pathname/MAN
	  -   If pathname ends with /bin: pathname/../man
	  Note:	Special	logic exists to	make /bin and /usr/bin look in
	  /usr/share/man for manual files.
     2.	  The configuration files listed in the	FILES section for MANPATH
	  entries.
     The information from these	locations is then concatenated together.

     If	the -L flag is set, the	manpath	utility	will search the	configuration
     files listed in the FILES section for MANLOCALE entries.

ENVIRONMENT
     The following environment variables affect	the execution of manpath:

     MANLOCALES	 If set	with the -L flag, causes the utility to	display	a
		 warning and the value,	overriding any other configuration
		 found on the system.

     MANPATH	 If set, causes	the utility to display a warning and the
		 value,	overriding any other configuration found on the	sys-
		 tem.

     PATH	 Influences the	manual path as described in the	IMPLEMENTATION
		 NOTES.

FILES
     /etc/man.conf
	     System configuration file.
     /usr/local/etc/man.d/*.conf
	     Local configuration files.

SEE ALSO
     apropos(1), man(1), whatis(1), man.conf(5)

FreeBSD	9.3		       September 1, 2010		   FreeBSD 9.3

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | IMPLEMENTATION NOTES | ENVIRONMENT | FILES | SEE ALSO

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