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Re: Option -p in apropos(1)

David H. Gutteridge wrote in
 |On Mon, 16 May 2022 at 21:05:59 +0200, Steffen Nurpmeso wrote:
 |>Rocky Hotas wrote in
 |> <20220516180129.gwvmvesgw4dxeage@delpotro>:
 |>|On mag 16 18:11, Rocky Hotas wrote:
 |>|> Am I doing something wrong?
 |> ...
 |>|perl5320delta (1)       what is new for perl v5.32.0
 |>|...Configure  4 For clang++, add "#include <stdlib.h>" to Configure's
 |>|probes for "futimes", "strtoll", "strtoul", "strtoull", "strtouq",
 |>|otherwise the probes would fail to compile.  4 Use a compile and run
 |>|test for "lchown" to satisfy clang++ which should more...
 |>|--More--(byte 3792)myhostname$
 |>|Where `myhostname$' is my bash prompt. So, more(1) tries to start,
 |>|it immediately exits.
 |> ...
 |>I have no idea but does the program combo honour $LESS and if so
 |>does it contain use of alternate screen and quit-at-eof?
 |>What does "LESS= apropos X" do?
 |>And are there terminal controls somewhere in the one page.
 |>Other than that it gets more complicated.
 |It does accept $PAGER as a definition of what tool to use for the
 |purpose, though that wasn't documented in the apropos(1) man page. I
 |just added it.
 |Due to evidently historical reasons (as I understand it), interestingly
 |the man(1) code handles this rather differently than apropos(1) does,
 |with more considerations (about checking and sanitizing input), and a
 |different call to run the pager.

It was quite heavily broken far beyond what i thought it seems.

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