vi manpage (another stab)

Matthias Benkmann matthias at
Mon Jan 27 08:32:42 PST 2003

On Mon, 27 Jan 2003 01:55:35 -0500 Don Smith <don_smith at> wrote:

> Matthias Benkmann wrote:
> > 
> > On Sat, 25 Jan 2003 12:15:45 -0600 Tushar Teredesai
> > <tushar at> wrote:
> > 
> <snip>
> > > bison: yacc
> > 
> > debatable. Does anyone really care about yacc? Is there another yacc
> > in the Linux world but bison?
> > 
> just my 2 cents but for us old time Unix people who know what yacc is
> and find that the yacc command works, it would be disappointing if there
> were no yacc mand page. Would a symlink to the bison page be really that
> bad? Ditto for lex, [un]compress.

I wouldn't oppose adding manpages for lex and yacc and for consistency
compress and uncompress (although I personally would kill the binaries,
but that's of course not an option for the LFS book).


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