"Andrew Black (delete obvious bit)"
wrote in
news:Xns9859657D07F85andrewblack1orguk@193.111.200 .94:

> I am finding that when I run some man commands (eg man ls) it gives me a
> very short lines. It only does it for some users.
> Any hint as to what is causing this (AIX 5.3)


I transpires that it was caused by .kshrc writing some output (I had a
diagnostic line in to confirm it was being called). Why should this upset
man?