gsutter at zer0.org
Wed Jun 18 20:01:37 PDT 2003
On 2003-06-18 21:40 -0400, Peter Leftwich <Hostmaster at Video2Video.Com> wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Jun 2003, Gregory Sutter wrote:
> > On 2003-06-18 18:04 -0700, Peter Leftwich <Hostmaster at Video2Video.Com> wrote:
> > > Well I'm sitting here typing "date" over and over but she doesn't appear. :)
> *lament* None of my fellow nerds have quite the sense of humour I expected!
find; date; talk; touch; unzip; finger; expand; strip; head; mount;
yes; yes; yes; eject; more; sleep; exit
> Yeah yeah yeah . . . I gave up after running `man timezone` and being told
> about C functions that parts of the compiled OS use *smiles*
Well, use the 'See Also' sections of their manpages to track your way
toward what you want. timezone-->ctime-->tzset... hmm, there's a missing
'See Also'. I'll see if I can fix up some of the references there to
make it easier to find this information.
Anyway, man, apropos is apropos here.
> "locate" is evil -- I much prefer `find . -iname "*something*" -print` :)
Locate is great! You don't have to wait for the disk!
> Does locate offer real-world "manpage examples" (which are badly-needed)?
locate <string> will find <string> in any filename on the system. How
many examples could you need?
Gregory S. Sutter The whole problem with the world is that
mailto:gsutter at zer0.org fools and fanatics are always so certain
http://zer0.org/~gsutter/ of themselves, and wiser people so full
hkp://wwwkeys.pgp.net/0x845DFEDD of doubts. --Bertrand Russell
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