[TUHS] v6: where is "man"?

Tim Newsham newsham at lava.net
Thu Oct 21 11:06:42 AEST 2010

> What "man" binary? You use cat... You have the man-pages, you have a program 
> (or several) to type files... Why would you need yet another program to type 
> files?

"man man" does more than "cat /usr/doc/man/man1/man.1".
(try it!)
It locates pages by man page section and it formats the
data using nroff.  See the "man" script I attached in an
earlier email for details.

> 	Johnny

Tim Newsham | www.thenewsh.com/~newsham | thenewsh.blogspot.com

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