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Re: problems reading some manual pages in emacs (M-x Woman)


From: Peter Smerdon
Subject: Re: problems reading some manual pages in emacs (M-x Woman)
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2008 16:54:48 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Peter Dyballa <address@hidden> writes:

> Am 09.02.2008 um 00:02 schrieb Peter Smerdon:
>
>> For example, I installed `namp' and `most', neither show up in
>> Woman. The only way to read these fine manual pages is to use
>> woman-find-file.
>
> Do you know makewhatis? This creates the database files that are used by
> apropos or man -k.

hmm, I see no ubuntu package for makewhatis and apt-file can't find it, 
makewhatis
gives me command not found even after sudo mandb -c

the wahtis command works from my terminal though.
-- 

Peter.


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