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Re: Shell tutorial added

On Mon, 23 Aug 2010 08:13:48 +0200 Alan Barrett <>
> On Sat, 21 Aug 2010, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> > I've added S.R. Bourne's 1970s vintage tutorial on the shell to
> > src/bin/sh/USD.doc, as very very very extensively updated by me to
> > reflect the last 30+ years of changes to the shell.
> Thank you!
> > One messy bit: I committed a file of v7 era "refer" stanzas
> > (Rv7man) that was originally located in v7 in /usr/dict/papers/
> > to the shell docs directory. The original directory has no
> > equivalent in a modern system.
> We have /usr/share/dict/papers, although it's currently empty.  It
> is mentioned in hier(7) and created via /etc/mtree/NetBSD.dist.

That seems reasonable, or at least traditional. Where would we
put the source file that goes there? src/share/dict/papers? I could
pretty easily move the file.

Also, does anyone know the comment character for a refer bibliography
file? I couldn't find it documented and I haven't dealt with refer in

Perry E. Metzger      

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