A patch to man to handle "man.1"...

Ruslan Ermilov ru at freebsd.org
Sat Jul 19 16:36:03 PDT 2003

On Sat, Jul 19, 2003 at 06:34:50PM -0400, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> Hi, all--
> I've always thought that specifying sections via "man -s 1 man" or "man 1 
> man" was ugly, and didn't work very well with filename completion.  Diff 
> relative to /usr/src/gnu/usr.bin/man to also handle the syntax of "man 
> man.1":
That would break man(1); currently, the "man ld-elf.so.1" displays
the manpage, and your patch precludes the use of ".[0-9]" in the
tails of manpage names.

Ruslan Ermilov		Sysadmin and DBA,
ru at sunbay.com		Sunbay Software Ltd,
ru at FreeBSD.org		FreeBSD committer
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