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dasalvagg
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 01, 2002 5:10 am    Post subject: create man pages Reply with quote

i'd like to create some man pages of my own, and i've found the directory /usr/man/man1 but there is a lot of stuff i dont understand about them...like why is there man1, man2, man3....directories? and there seem to be a lot of syntax stuff in the files, can anybody help me out with that?
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delta407
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 01, 2002 5:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Code:
man man
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 01, 2002 5:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

hmmm....helps, but it doesn't explain the format used in side the pages
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 01, 2002 12:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/mini/Man-Page.html

dasalvagg wrote:
hmmm....helps, but it doesn't explain the format used in side the pages
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 01, 2002 5:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

thanks, exactly what i was looking for
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