svn commit: r236908 - stable/8/gnu/usr.bin/man/man
issyl0 at FreeBSD.org
Mon Jun 11 19:09:55 UTC 2012
Author: issyl0 (doc committer)
Date: Mon Jun 11 19:09:55 2012
New Revision: 236908
Partial merge of r213507 from head:
In r178993, the ability to view a man page by giving a path to the
man page itself was added, but never documented. Subsequently, the
GNU-licensed man(1) and its man page were replaced by BSD licensed
implementations, and later on this undocumented functionality was
also added to the new BSD-licensed man(1), together with
This is a merge of the documentation part of that commit (r213507)
into the GNU-licensed man(1) man page in stable/8, in order to
document the available functionality.
Merge help: bz
Approved by: gabor (mentor)
stable/8/gnu/usr.bin/man/ (props changed)
--- stable/8/gnu/usr.bin/man/man/man.man Mon Jun 11 19:05:10 2012 (r236907)
+++ stable/8/gnu/usr.bin/man/man/man.man Mon Jun 11 19:09:55 2012 (r236908)
@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@
-.Dd December 3, 2005
+.Dd October 7, 2010
.Dt MAN 1
@@ -233,6 +233,13 @@ printed.
Do not actually display the man pages, but do print the location(s) of
the files that would be formatted or displayed.
+.Ss Displaying Specific Manual Files
+utility also supports displaying a specific manual page if passed a path
+to the file as long as it contains a
.Bl -tag -width ".Ev MACHINE_ARCH"
.It Ev LC_ALL , LC_CTYPE , LANG
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