Subject: Re: vmstat(8)
To: Thomas Klausner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jaromír <email@example.com>
Date: 05/02/2001 17:07:49
Thomas Klausner wrote:
> /usr/bin/vmstat installs its man page as vmstat(8) in man/man8 -- why?
> It's not living in sbin, and it's not super-user-only either.
> Any reasons not to rename its man page to vmstat.1 and move it to
> man/man1 (and of course fixing all xrefs in the process)?
vmstat is probably only usable for administrators, so section
8 sounds appropriate. However, e.g. netstat or fstat is section 1.
I'd say go for it.
Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org> http://www.ics.muni.cz/~dolecek/
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