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APROPOS(1)	       DragonFly General Commands Manual	    APROPOS(1)

NAME

apropos, whatis -- search the whatis database

SYNOPSIS

apropos keyword ... whatis keyword ...

DESCRIPTION

apropos searches a set of database files containing short descriptions of system commands for keywords and displays the result on the standard out- put. whatis displays only complete word matches. keyword really is an extended regular expression, please read grep(1) manual page for more information about its format.

DIAGNOSTICS

The apropos utility exits 0 on success, and 1 if no keyword matched.

SEE ALSO

grep(1), man(1), makewhatis(8) DragonFly 3.9 January 15, 1991 DragonFly 3.9