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RE: 'man' shows escape sequences after updating to docbook_xsl 1.64.1-1
- From: "Ross Boulet" <ross at rossb dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2003 10:06:51 -0600
- Subject: RE: 'man' shows escape sequences after updating to docbook_xsl 1.64.1-1
> * Thorsten Kampe (2003-12-29 19:48 +0100)
> > * Lynn Wilson (2003-12-23 19:40 +0100)
> >> It seems that a few months ago the man pages were showing
> the ESC[1m etc. escape
> >> sequences in a bash shell. The problem was quickly fixed.
> >> I downloaded docbook_xsl 1.64.1-1 yesterday and the
> problem is back. I also
> >> downloaded a few X-modules. One of these modules caused
> the 'man' problem to
> >> re-appear.
> > Same with me. Anyone with a solution (because every man page is
> > unreadable). I haven't installed any "X modules".
> Got a personal mail referring to a recent thread called "man produces
> ESC". My manpager was 'most' (which is no problem on Gentoo Linux).
> export LESS=R
> export MANPAGER=less
> ...in your .bashrc/.zshrc fixes the problem.
Sorry about the personal e-mail. I meant to send to the ML.
The info in this post fixed this problem for me:
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