I installed Git via homebrew, on OSX 10.8, with an already existing version of Git. The new version wouldn't show up, so I renamed the old git files (git, gitk etc...)in
/usr/bin , to
*-old. Now the new git shows up, but the man files still belong to the old git version.
The new git installed via homebrew is located in
/usr/local/bin/git and its man files are in
/usr/local/Cellar/ for some reason. Some of the other packages I have installed via homebrew such as autoconf seem to have been picked up by man while others have not, such as
Question: How do I override the old git man files and replace them with the new ones?
Question 2: are there any other dependencies OSX that I should be aware of that could be broken by changing the file like this?