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Re: manual of C library

On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 09:50:05PM EST, J.H.Kim wrote:
> Hi, everyone
> I installed manpages-dev.deb to see manual page for C libray.
> But when I do "man open", the "openvt" of Linux User Manual showed up.
> How can the man page of C libary show up first?

$ man -a open

will display in succession all the man pages named "open".

In this instance you could try:

$ man 2 open

Looks like a system call rather than a C lib function .. but maybe
that's what you're looking for?


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