DragonFly commits List (threaded) for 2006-09
Re: cvs commit: src/gnu/usr.bin/man/man man.c man.man
Simon 'corecode' Schubert wrote:
> Oliver Fromme wrote:
> > Emiel Kollof wrote:
> > > Simon Schubert wrote:
> > > > Modified files:
> > > > gnu/usr.bin/man/man man.c man.man
> > > > Log:
> > > > Add man -F, which allows you to display files directly.
> > >
> > > I was wondering when someone was going to implement that :) Thanks!
> > You do know that "nroff -man FILE" works fine, do you? ;-)
> I think man does more: it deals with the locale and runs
> the page through some filters.
Yes, that's true. But a simple "nroff -man" works perfectly
fine for 99% of manpages.
> > (Note that I'm not against "man -F". It's less typing.)
> Oh, it might gone in unnoticed: I removed the -F again,
> man now simply searches for a file as the last resort.
That's nice, saves even more typing. :-)
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