Re: [dev] Man page links

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2012 16:54:31 +0100

On 11 February 2012 16:41, Andrew Hills <> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 4:58 AM, Anselm R Garbe <> wrote:
>> I think users should use man on their local host instead.
> Before I was familiar with the software, having the man pages on the
> website was very convenient, as the retarded version of man shipped
> with RHEL (at work, of course) wouldn't let me point to an arbitrary
> directory of man page files or an arbitrary man page file. This is an
> edge case, but I am suggesting that it could be helpful to those of us
> desperately trying to survive in a world of broken Unix machines
> maintained by an MCITP-certified IT department.

In such a world you could run a proper environment using qemu or
virtualbox, right?

Anyhow, if there is more demand for the man pages, I might revise my decision.

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