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Re: misc/42349: libmagic/magic man page cross-ref. errors
The following reply was made to PR misc/42349; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Thomas Klausner <wiz%NetBSD.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: misc/42349: libmagic/magic man page cross-ref. errors
Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2009 15:09:57 +0100
On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 06:10:00PM +0000, bharder wrote:
> >Number: 42349
> >Category: misc
> >Synopsis: libmagic, file manpages have inconsistent ref. to
> libmagic and file manpages make reference to magic file as magic(4);
> magic man page is currently filed as magic(5). Further title shown in
> libmagic shows as "magic(3)", but "man 3 magic" has no entry.
> Review manual pages.
> is magic file description of section 4 or 5? Fix header in libmagic man
> page, or make another entry to reflect header?
I've checked on current.
The file format is described in magic(5), as it should be.
I only found references to magic(5), not 4 or 3.
I've changed the internally displayed name of the libmagic man page to
match its file name, so it's now "libmagic(3)", which should avoid the
I haven't looked at 5.0, since I don't have one running.
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