How to adjust man page line length [SOLVED]

David Kelly dkelly at
Thu Jan 20 05:36:21 UTC 2011

On Jan 19, 2011, at 10:51 PM, David J. Weller-Fahy wrote:


> That did the job, but made `man -k`, which my fingers find familiar,
> unusable.  I remembered you were running a CURRENT snapshot, so figured
> I'd check the difference between man in HEAD and 8.1-RELEASE... WOW!
> The man in HEAD is now a shell script.

In ancient times man was originally a shell script. What is old is new again.

David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly at
Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.

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