is man broken?

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Mon Oct 1 10:13:47 PDT 2001

On Sun, Sep 30, 2001 at 05:20:24PM -0500, J.A. Neitzel wrote:
> unset LESSCHARSET    # see less(1), defaults to latin1
>   export LANG=en_US  # whatever value is appropriate, en_US for me
> export LC_ALL=en_US  # same

that worked for me too, but didn't somebody say it didn't work for him? I
was wondering if that 'him' person was perhaps running different versions
of less, man, bash, or whatever.

Gerard Beekmans

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