man pages won't work

Dave Dykstra dwd at
Thu Nov 9 05:54:08 EST 2000

On Wed, Nov 08, 2000 at 06:48:22PM +0100, Gert Doering wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, Nov 08, 2000 at 11:36:31AM +0100, Stephan Hendl wrote:
> > I am sorry about this stupid question but after compilation of openssh-2.3.0p1 the manpages were installed but a man ssh gives only  unstructured response without underlined lines etc. A nroff -man sshd.8 gives the same output but the contents of the file shows a nroff-format.
> Seconded.  I thought it was only me (and didn't investigate further).
> To me, it seems as if some nroff-macros are used that "generic nroff -man"
> doesn't know.

It's using -mandoc instead of -man.  I can get that to work with GNU's
nroff but not any others, and I can see this is going to be a problem
for me because not everywhere I need to deploy openssh to will have
access to -mandoc.

- Dave Dykstra

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