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Re: A small standards-compliance diff for what(1)

In article <>,
Andras Farkas  <> wrote:
>And this time, I'm attaching a proper cvs diff.
>SHA512 (cvswhatcdiff) =
>On Mon, Dec 6, 2021 at 2:27 AM Andras Farkas <> wrote:
>> Hello!
>> The man page for what(1) describes it as conforming to "X/Open
>> Portability Guide Issue 4, Version 2" however it does not.
>> NetBSD's what doesn't include the : (colon) after the filename, while
>> that is mandated for conformance.
>> The short diff I have attached fixes this.
>> SHA512 (whatcdiff) =
>> The original file in this diff is the one in NetBSD 9.2's source.
>> Also, the STANDARDS section of the man page could probably be updated
>> to reference a more recent version of the standards.  OpenBSD's man
>> page for what has reasonable wording for this: "The what utility is
>> compliant with the X/Open System Interfaces option of the IEEE Std
>> 1003.1-2008 (â??POSIX.1â??) specification."
>> Alternatively, if standards-compliance is not desired, only a small
>> diff for the man page would be needed.
>> Thank you for reading my diff.
>> (I sent this, mistakenly, to netbsd-bugs@ first!  Oops!  So here it
>> is, here, now)


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