Subject: Re: bin/162: There is no man page for tar.
To: Theo Deraadt <>
From: Sean McDermott <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/09/1994 15:14:31
> [regarding the lack of man pages for a number of GNU utilities]

> cgd sez..
> > However, we *do* need man pages for those utilities...

> I'm wondering if begging and pleading on my part will convince anyone
> to attack some of those texinfo files and attempt to to make them look
> like man pages? the new mandoc macros are actually much easier, go for
> it....

> it would get your name in the CHANGES file...

> please? pretty please? cherry on top?

I work 12:00-20:00 consulting tomorrow.  Hell,  I was going to be bored.

You have yourself a man page writer for tar.

I will steal parts from the texinfo files :-)
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