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Date:      Thu, 26 Jul 2018 14:29:52 -0400
From:      "James B. Byrne" <>
Subject:   FreeBSd, Jails, Man, and Apropos
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When I am logged into a jail and I use apropos to search the man pages
I get this error:

# apropos dnssec
apropos: file is encrypted or is not a database

Running makewhatis returns what is no doubt a related error:

# makewhatis
 Data changed, but cannot replace database
 Data changed, but cannot replace database

My searches do not reveal any discussion of this quirk.  How does one
use apropos inside a jail?

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