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Re: man(1): mimic OSX behaviour

On Tue, Oct 06, 2009 at 11:16:31AM +0200, Christoph Egger wrote:
> Hi!
> On OS X it is possible to specify the manpage filename
> with a full or relative path like this:
> man ./foo.5
> or
> man /cd/foo/bar.1.gz
> This is really helpful to view the manpage quickly while editing it.

You mean like 'nroff -mandoc filename'?
Though you'd need 'zcat filename | nroff -mandoc' for the second case.

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