Printing MAN pages
keramida at ceid.upatras.gr
Thu Sep 8 14:14:35 PDT 2005
On 2005-09-08 16:50, Bob Johnson <fbsdlists at gmail.com> wrote:
> In make.conf(5) it says
> (str) The default format for system documentation, depends
> on your printer. This can be set to ``ascii'' for simple
> printers, or ``ps'' for postscript or graphics printers
> with a ghostscript filter, or both.
> So does PRINTERDEVICE change the default output for groff, or does it
> do something else, or nothing at all, and how does it affect your
> proposed change?
Yes and no. Yes it does affect the output format, but only of the files
under /usr/src that use it.
I don't think groff uses it all the time:
% strings `which groff` | grep PRINTERDEVICE
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