Subject: custom manpages at build time and cut(1) mention line limit
To: None <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 02/17/2005 13:48:20
I see that cut only allows lines of up to _POSIX2_LINE_MAX in length.

Should the cut.1 man page mention this by name _POSIX2_LINE_MAX, by its
value (2048), or other reference to this limit?

Do we ever have man pages dynamically generated at build time to place in
values like _POSIX2_LINE_MAX?

 Jeremy C. Reed

p.s. Please include me on carbon-copy.