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Re: bin/47701 (apropos doesn't work)
Synopsis: apropos doesn't work
State-Changed-When: Tue, 04 Nov 2014 07:55:41 +0000
I believe christos addressed all of these issues back in March of 2013.
Rather than "OLDMAN=yes", we have "APROPOS=-l", which takes care of both
the man -k case and direct invocation of apropos. This mode:
1. searches only name and name_desc, prints name(section) - name_description
2. turns off escape formatting (can be forced on with -i)
3. turns off context printing (can be forced on with -c)
In addition, the default behavior even without -l is now to print all
results instead of just the first 10.
Also, it now only pipes to a pager if specifically requested.
Sanity has been restored. OK to close?
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