[Bug 257465] Content errors in the strfile / unstr man pages

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Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 22:43:00 UTC

            Bug ID: 257465
           Summary: Content errors in the strfile / unstr man pages
           Product: Documentation
           Version: Latest
          Hardware: Any
                OS: Any
            Status: New
          Severity: Affects Some People
          Priority: ---
         Component: Manual Pages
          Assignee: bugs@FreeBSD.org
          Reporter: hubert.tournier@gmail.com
                CC: doc@FreeBSD.org

Created attachment 226747
  --> https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/attachment.cgi?id=226747&action=edit
Corrective patch

The strfile(8) and unstr(8) man pages have content errors:

1) they reference a strfile.dat default output file that is never created (the
default is to append a .dat extension to the provided source_file)

2) they mention a 4.4BSD origin, whereas these commands appeared in 2.9BSD (see

Here's a patchfile to correct these errors, and bring 2 additional precisions.

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