Re: boot disks, debian, and world domination.
On Mon, Aug 03, 1998 at 03:49:09AM -0400, Adam P. Harris wrote:
> "James R. Van Zandt" <email@example.com> writes:
> > 3.1 "apropos". Unfortunately, the
> > Debian apropos is broken IMHO - try "apropos archive" and note that you
> > *don't* get either of the following:
> > ar (1) - create, modify, and extract from archives.
> > cpio (1) - copy files to and from archives
> Um, yes I do! What's wrong with your mandb ??
> <apharris@burrito:sbr> apropos -r archive | grep cpio
> cpio (1) - copy files to and from archives
> rpm2cpio (8) - Converts Red Hat Packge (RPM) to cpio archive
His point was that apropos archive | grep cpio doesn't return cpio; I
suspect that -r is just not-only-whole-words, and wonder why for a
program like apropos it is not the default.
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