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Re: catman pages and emacs man

  Dirk> Is there an easy way to let "M-x man" in emacs access the already
  Dirk> prepared pages in /var/catman?

  Richard>  It already does, doesn't it?
  Richard> (Emacs calls man(1) to get the formatted man page, and that should
  Richard> DTRT.)

But why does it about 20 seconds (on a Pentium with 16 MB) before the man page
for bash shows up?  Is that for groffing the man page or for finding memory
for this buffer because the pager eats it all at once?

groff -man -Tlatin1 /usr/man/man1/bash.1 takes about 6 seconds.

Dirk Eddelb"uttel                              http://qed.econ.queensu.ca/~edd

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