A request to segregate man pages for shell built-ins

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Wed Oct 25 13:22:51 UTC 2017

On Wed, 25 Oct 2017 08:03:03 +0000, Manish Jain wrote:
> On 10/25/17 13:23, Erwan DAVID wrote:
> > That would mean doing a new section per shell eg (1bash) (1csh) (1zsh) 
> > each shell has its own builtins, Hicham can differ (compare set in bash 
> > and csh )
> Perhaps a new, unique section of man pages (something like section 99) 
> implemented for sh only and which can be called by any shell with the 
> same syntax : 'man 99 set'

Or like pkg's "sub-manpages", with a hyphen:

	% man echo-csh

compared to

	% man test-bash

And for "identical implementations", compound manuals just as if
you'd use "man 3 malloc" or "man 3 calloc" to take you to the same
manual page.

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