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Re: Updates to man-k.org
On Sat, May 13, 2017 at 10:56 AM, Robert Elz <kre%munnari.oz.au@localhost> wrote:
> Date: Sat, 13 May 2017 10:39:49 +0530
> From: Abhinav Upadhyay <er.abhinav.upadhyay%gmail.com@localhost>
> Message-ID: <CAHwRYJngr_QhFdyH4pDSWQThWHcX5bCjzM7poEQy5OSf_M=7Xg%mail.gmail.com@localhost>
> | I would have to fire the query on each of them and combine the results.
> The combining part is probably not so important... The kind of user
> who is doing a query like "I am trying to find out how to tie my
> shoelaces, which man page should I read for that?" (who would normally
> only care about the man pages from the system they use) but rather for
> the user who wants to write portable code, and wants to call the
> shoelace(O_TIE) function. but wants to write it in a portable way,
> so would like to check to make sure all the relevant systems have
> the shoelace() function call, and that they all treat the O_TIE
> option the same way...
> For that, just listing them as:
> From NetBSD-current:
> From FreeBSD-11.0
> (etc) would be good enough.
I have added something along those lines: http://man-k.org/whatis
I didn't want to change the dropdown in the main search page to a
checkbox based one, therefore put this on a page of its own. I will
try to provide a hyperlink to it from the main page.
(The UI might look a bit ugly but I hope someone will come along and
help out with CSS :))
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