man pages

Martin Neubauer m.ne at gmx.net
Sun May 4 09:38:52 PDT 2003


* Sam Halliday (fommil at yahoo.ie) wrote:
> when i was told about these OpenBSD docs, i was given the impression
> that the OpenBSD people had actually rewritten GNU man pages, or written
> ones which do not exist (for common packages to gnu/linux). which may be
> true, but i have yet to find a good example of this.

The main problem would be, that most of the OpenBSD utils are not GNU
programs and therefore the content isn't always correct for the corresponding
GNU utilities. That means, including OpenBSD man-pages would result in
a thorough rewrite.

Greetings,
   Martin Neubauer
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