After compiling the tree, or after installing the binary distribution you
man to recognise the XFree86 man pages by adding
/etc/default/man. The line should
look similar to:
This allows all users to view the X man pages. You may change your own
MANPATHenvironment variable if you do not want everyone to access the man pages.
By default the man pages are compressed using ``
conserve space. If you do not want to compress the man pages change
NO in your ``
file. Those using the binary distribution can use ``
to uncompress the man pages. Binary distributions contain pre-formatted
versions of all man pages. If you are compiling the server yourself, you
need to have the GNU Tools package installed to get groff, the GNU
nroff replacement, to format the man pages. Use the
script to format the manual pages yourself.