misc/84520: whatis(1) program burps on /bin/[

Stefan Farfeleder stefanf at FreeBSD.org
Wed Aug 3 20:30:25 GMT 2005

The following reply was made to PR misc/84520; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Stefan Farfeleder <stefanf at FreeBSD.org>
To: bug-followup at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: misc/84520: whatis(1) program burps on /bin/[
Date: Wed, 3 Aug 2005 22:25:23 +0200

 Apropos(1) admits that ``keyword'' is an ERE, so you're supposed to
 issue whatis '\['.  If we want to change the behaviour (which I doubt),
 I'd prefer using fgrep over your change.

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