Subject: Re: How to print man pages?
To: Johnny C. Lam <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Antti Kantee <email@example.com>
Date: 12/26/1999 21:20:22
On Sun Dec 26 1999 at 14:14:21 -0500, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> One of the reasons NetBSD ships with the man pages in source form is
> so that, in theory, we can print nicely-formatted man pages in
> Postscript. How exactly does one do this? I hear it's done with
> troff(1), but I can't figure it out from the manpage.
Using _g_roff the critical switches are T and m, something like groff
-Tps -man should work fine and can be piped to lpr or whatever you like.
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