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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: christos%zoulas.com@localhost (Christos Zoulas)
To: Abhinav Upadhyay <er.abhinav.upadhyay%gmail.com@localhost>,
NetBSD GNATS <gnats-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Cc: gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost, netbsd-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost
Subject: Re: bin/47701: apropos doesn't work
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 16:32:07 -0400
On Mar 29, 1:36am, er.abhinav.upadhyay%gmail.com@localhost (Abhinav Upadhyay)
-- Subject: Re: bin/47701: apropos doesn't work
| Not possible to get the exact same behaviour as the old apropos, but
| it is still possible to just perform search in the NAME section (like
| the old apropos). You can disable indexing of complete content of man
| pages by using makemandb -lf, after which apropos automatically will
| search in the NAME section. However, if there is a demand, I can add
| an option to apropos itself to just search in the NAME section.
I think that:
1. defaulting to show everything
2. having an option to just show the name
3. having an environment variable to read default options from
Would satisfy most of the "Get of my lawn!" folks.
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