Installing BIND 9's MAN pages

Bryan Hodgson bryan at
Tue Mar 27 20:01:03 UTC 2001

You might check the list archives at; this has been discussed 
recently.  Briefly, the current manpages are in groff format; you can either 
put groff on your Sun, or copy the manpages to a Linux box and view them 


I have been successful in installing BIND 9.1.0 (on Solaris 7), but have had
problems integrating the accompanying man pages.  I know this isn't a forum
for teaching about installing man pages, but I've seen man posting about
this and no "eureka! that's it!" answers.  I'll use the dig file (dig.1) as
example.  Here is a much condensed list of what I've tried:

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