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Re: bin/47701: apropos doesn't work
The following reply was made to PR bin/47701; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Tim Rightnour <root%garbled.net@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/47701: apropos doesn't work
Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2013 22:41:44 -0700 (MST)
I notice that the pager gives some odd results. On my primary box, I get this
at the bottom:
wsconsctl (8) get or set wscons state
And then it blanks out my prompt. (via xterm)
Another box I'm ssh'd into via an xterm, gives me a screen full of esc codes.
Also, a strange result, I get less results from "apropos -C8p de", than I do
from "apropos -C8p dev"
I think some of the new matching code is really neat, but I'm completely
confounded by what it does and doesn't find.
On 28-Mar-2013 Valery Ushakov wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR bin/47701; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: Valery Ushakov <uwe%stderr.spb.ru@localhost>
> To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost
> Subject: Re: bin/47701: apropos doesn't work
> Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 08:31:13 +0400
> On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 03:35:01 +0000, root%garbled.net@localhost wrote:
> > If I want to find usbdevs, apparently I have to do -C8 ??
> Apparently apropos now prints (silently) just the first 10 results!
> You need to use -p to tell it to return everything. Except the way -p
> invokes pager seems broken since it uses popen.
Tim Rightnour <root%garbled.net@localhost>
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