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Re: Encoding non-alphanumeric characters in manpage filenames

On Tue, 9 Nov 2021, Robert Elz wrote:

And in addition to man, provide a small tool which takes an arbitrary
name and makes its encoded form, so if you need to edit a man page
with an arbitrary name, you just do

	vi $( man_filename my-exotic-name )

and you're done - no need to ever type anything encoded.   Should this
become popular enough, an option to ls could decode the encoded forms
upon request.

$ echo "str" | vis -h

should do the job here, I think :). And vis(3)/unvis(3) also exist.


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