Introduction to mandoc

mandoc is an utility to format manual pages.



Development versions of BLFS may not build or run some packages properly if dependencies have been updated since the most recent stable versions of the book.

Package Information

Installation of mandoc

Many utilities provided by mandoc conflicts with Man-DB in LFS. Only build the mandoc command:

./configure &&
make mandoc

To test the package, issue: make regress.

Now, as the root user:

install -vm755 mandoc   /usr/bin &&
install -vm644 mandoc.1 /usr/share/man/man1


Installed Programs: mandoc

Short Descriptions


Formats manual pages