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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
|>|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...
|>|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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