[erlang-questions] Erlang manuals problem when installing from Homebrew

Ahmed Al-Saadi thatpythonguy@REDACTED
Fri Apr 8 21:12:52 CEST 2011

I have had a problem with missing wx-related files when I installed with 
Homebrew. I installed from source and all is well. I recommend that path 
for anyone who doesn't wanna muck around with brew.


On 4/6/11 9:44 AM, Dmitry Demeshchuk wrote:
> Greetings.
> I've installed the R14B02 to a fresh machine with no previous versions
> using Homebrew. Everything works good, but "erl -man" seems to be
> broken.
> Hombrew is default-configured, so the structure of
> /usr/local/Cellar/erlang/R14B02 is the following:
> AUTHORS    README.md  bin/       lib/       share/
> So, the binary files are placed into
> /usr/local/Cellar/erlang/R14B02/bin and the man pages – into
> /usr/local/Cellar/erlang/R14B02/share/man
> As far as I understand, when I call "erl -man", it tries to search at
> some other location, not at the one I provided. I tried to add this
> location to MANPATH, but result was the same.
> Where does Erlang search for the manuals and is there a way to
> configure these locations?

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