manpath [-qgdc?V] [-m system[,...]] [-C file]
If $MANPATH is set, manpath will simply display its contents and issue
a warning. If not, manpath will determine a suitable manual page hier-
archy search path and display the results.
The colon-delimited path is determined using information gained from
the man-db configuration file - (/etc/manpath.config) and the user's
Do not issue warnings.
Print debugging information.
Produce a catpath as opposed to a manpath. Once the manpath is
determined, each path element is converted to its relative cat-
Produce a manpath consisting of all paths named as `global'
within the man-db configuration file.
-m system[,...], --systems=system[,...]
If this system has access to other operating system's manual
hierarchies, this option can be used to include them in the out-
put of manpath. To include NewOS's manual page hierarchies use
the option -m NewOS.
The system specified can be a combination of comma delimited
operating system names. To include the native operating sys-
tem's manual page hierarchies, the system name man must be
included in the argument string. This option will override the
$SYSTEM environment variable.
-C file, --config-file=file
Use this user configuration file rather than the default of
Print a help message and exit.
Print a short usage message and exit.
Display version information.
/etc/manpath.config man-db configuration file.
apropos(1), man(1), whatis(1)
Fabrizio Polacco (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Colin Watson (email@example.com).
2.7.5 2015-11-06 MANPATH(1)
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