Re: The 2000s called. They want their intro(8) back.

From: Graham Perrin <>
Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2021 21:26:40 UTC

On 31/12/2021 19:19, Pau Amma wrote:
> … What else? 

history | grep "man "    provokes various thoughts.

Without reference to that history, five come to mind immediately:


– two of which (sorry for going off-topic) do not belong in (8):


Plus, a mental note to add gitup or got or something to (8) without 
delay when, eventually, that thing becomes integral to the OS.

Maybe also:


Avoid shortlisting too many commands?

I'd juggle the page to have an alphabetical shortlist towards its foot. 
At the moment it's, like, two shortlists with a chunk of something 
introductory in the middle.


Incidentally, tunefs(8) is amongst the resources that mention soft 
update journaling without explanation. And there's that wedge of history 
in the FreeBSD Handbook that, if I'm not mistaken, explains everything 
except SUJ.