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[ale] messed up man

On Mon, Oct 19, 1998 at 10:43:23AM -0400, Lisa Chiang wrote:
> I've screwed up my man setup.  If I type "man emacs" or anything else for that
> matter, I always get the following error:
> groff: couldn't exec troff: Not a directory
> I have suse 5.3 which installs groff and troff in /usr/bin.  I've checked out
> my man path which is:
> /usr/local/man:/usr/man:/usr/X11R6/man:/usr/openwin/man
> and all the man directories are still there.  Any suggestions?  Thanks.

have you tried running strace to see if maybe it's trying to do something
wrong yet?  if not, have you recompiled any of the offending apps?

Geoff Harrison (http://mandrake.net)
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