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Swallowed words in most section 3 man pages' SEE ALSO section
- From: Jens Schweikhardt <schweikh at schweikhardt dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 3 May 2012 23:07:31 +0200
- Subject: Swallowed words in most section 3 man pages' SEE ALSO section
it appears that quite a number of functions in section 3 of the manual
have the following SEE ALSO section (# added where a word is missing).
$ man 3 strstr
strstr is part of the # library. The full documentation for # is
maintained as a Texinfo manual. If info and # are properly installed
at your site, the command info will give you access to the complete manual.
This is due to missing arguments in /usr/share/man/man3/*.3.gz for
the bold face macro .B:
SH "SEE ALSO"
is part of the
The full documentation for
is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If
are properly installed at your site, the command
will give you access to the complete manual.
For a list of man pages where this is the case (more than 400), just zgrep
for '^\.B $':
/usr/share/man/man3$ zgrep '^\.B $' *.gz|sort -u|wc
410 413 6752
Jens Schweikhardt http://www.schweikhardt.net/
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