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asn1parse & man warts
Is asn1parse(1) supposed to be in 7.0? It's mentioned under the wrong
name in apropos(1), but is not included in any set.
$ for F in *.tgz; \
do pax -zf $F | grep asn1parse; done
$ man -k -l asn
d2i_ASN1_OBJECT(3) - ASN1 OBJECT IDENTIFIER functions
RSA_sign_ASN1_OCTET_STRING(3) - RSA signatures
ASN1_generate_nconf(3) - ASN1 generation functions
ASN1_STRING_new(3) - ASN1_STRING allocation functions
ASN1_STRING_dup(3) - ASN1_STRING utility functions
ASN1_OBJECT_new(3) - allocation functions
ASN1_STRING_print_ex(3) - ASN1_STRING output routines.
asn1parse(1) - ASN.1 parsing tool
$ man -w asn1parse
man: no entry for asn1parse in the manual.
$ man -w openssl_asn1parse
In passing I'd like to mention a couple of minor issues:
1. The synopsis for "man -k" in the manual is incorrect. Current
behavior is to drop "-k" from argv and exec apropos. That means all
other flags are passed to apropos, and
$ man man | col -b | grep -E 'man -k'
man: Formatting manual page...
man -k [-C file] [-M path] [-m path] keyword ...
is entirely wrong.
(Why does man write a status message to stderr by default? It's been 20
years since it was true, as the source code says, that "this may take
2. Combining options (e.g. "man -kl") doesn't work. ISTM that all
utilities that take single-letter options should allow them to be
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