Subject: Re: Perl man pages.
To: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: George Michaelson <email@example.com>
Date: 08/01/2003 14:17:52
On Thu, 31 Jul 2003 20:29:23 -0700 (PDT) "Jeremy C. Reed" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> On Thu, 31 Jul 2003, Peter Seebach wrote:
> > Once, I was on a system where
> > man DB::File
> > did what I meant - it showed the man page for the perl DB::File module.
> > Now, there seems to be no equivalent thing. I can't find a DB::File.3, or
> > any other similar file. Where should I be looking for the perl
> > documentation? In theory, I can go ahead and extract it from DB_File.pm,
> > but presumably, we should be unpacking the documentation for each module
> > as it gets installed.
> pkg_info -D perl # says to now use perldoc
> Jeremy C. Reed
why? man is ... well man. can't we add some phase to perl install or
nightly/weekly/monthly to compute the man equivalents?
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