[Novalug] Man pages
novalugml at jgcomp.com
Sat Oct 22 13:45:54 EDT 2011
On Sat, Oct 22, 2011 at 12:14:42PM -0400, James Ewing Cottrell 3rd wrote:
> On 10/17/2011 1:43 PM, Peter Larsen wrote:
> > For instance, "eval" isn't a command in linux. It's
> > something built into bash, and as such you can't find a man eval page
> > (it will suggest using 'help' if you do).
> Actually, these days you can.
Korn's group took an interesting approach to builtins, they wrote
man pages for each and made them accessible with the "--man" option.
Thus in ksh93, "eval --man" will display eval's man page.
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