Re: Man -K
On 2 Aug 2000, John Hasler wrote:
> Andrew Sullivan writes:
> > I thought the original poster was talking about a _full body_ search of the
> > man pages. Do RH and SuSE really do that? Certainly, apropos doesn't --
> > it searches the description (at least on my system).
> Which would be fine if people would write proper descriptions.
But they don't. And you can't describe man which has 100 pages or more in
I checked rpm from TurboLinux (man-1.5g-5.i386.rpm).
>From it's man page:
-K Search for the specified string in *all* man pages.
Warning: this is probably very slow! It helps to
specify a section. (Just to give a rough idea, on
my machine this takes about a minute per 500 man
I want to know why debian don't use that version of man.