rsidd at online.fr
Wed Aug 4 06:39:37 PDT 2004
Ruslan Ermilov said on Aug 4, 2004 at 10:35:32:
> On Wed, Aug 04, 2004 at 09:30:12AM +0200, Simon L. Nielsen wrote:
> > On 2004.08.04 00:29:51 -0400, Rahul Siddharthan wrote:
> > > I was wrong about calling it BSD man... it's GNU man, but a much older
> > > version than what current linux systems ship.
> > >
> > > I can work on a patch for this specific feature when I get some time.
> > > Before I start, is there any reason people may think this is a bad
> > > idea?
> > Well, it can be done without a patch... I use the following tcsh alias
> > so I can just write 'manf foo.1' :
> > groff -Wall -Tascii -te -mandoc !^ | less
> You need to use ``-mtty-char -man'' to get the correct output. (-man
> or -mandoc doesn't matter.)
Well that kinds of proves my point... you expect new users to know all
this? I myself have used something like "groff -Tascii -mandoc" but
only after a few years of using unix.
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