Subject: Re: library man pages
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
Date: 01/10/1998 13:45:44
Jason Thorpe writes:
> On Sat, 10 Jan 1998 13:16:32 -0500
> "Perry E. Metzger" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I believe we should fix the man pages to indicate what library every
> > documented function is in. (We might as well do libc functions, too,
> > for completeness.)
> ...why not put this in the SYNOPSIS section, along with the include file
> that exports the interface?
Well, why not, then? I need a format, though. What would a new man
page look like? The #include files are pretty natural -- this has to
look "natural" to the reader too.