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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
                     system.

     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 11.0-PRERELEASE        September 1, 2010       FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE

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