man page question

Jeff A. Earickson jaearick@colby.edu
Thu May 26 18:02:47 UTC 2005


Try this:

#!/bin/sh
#---for Suns
#nroff -Tman -man $1 | col
#---for HP
nroff -man $1 | col | more


On Thu, 26 May 2005, Alex S Moore wrote:

> Date: Thu, 26 May 2005 12:46:11 -0500
> From: Alex S Moore <asmoore@edge.net>
> To: dcc@rhyolite.com
> Subject: man page question
> 
> How can I build the nroff formatted man pages for Solaris?
>
> I see the .8 files which have some formatting codes.  The codes do
> not look like nroff formatting codes to me, but I could certainly be
> wrong.  So I am missing what is needed to convert, for example
> dccifd.8, to something that would store in /usr/share/man/man8/dccifd.8.
>
> The pre-formatted pages are not desired.
>
> Thanks, Alex
>
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