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"SLC5X: Letter M: man

man - A set of documentation tools: man, apropos and whatis.

License: GPL
Vendor: Scientific Linux CERN,
The man package includes three tools for finding information and/or
documentation about your Linux system: man, apropos, and whatis. The
man system formats and displays on-line manual pages about commands or
functions on your system. Apropos searches the whatis database
(containing short descriptions of system commands) for a string.
Whatis searches its own database for a complete word.

The man package should be installed on your system because it is the
primary way to find documentation on a Linux system.


man-1.6d-3.el5.x86_64 [264 KiB] Changelog by Peter Schiffer (2012-04-17):
- resolves: #749288
  missing functionality: improve makewhatis handling of symbolic links
man-1.6d-2.el5.x86_64 [269 KiB] Changelog by Ivana Hutarova Varekova (2011-03-16):
- Resolves: #558732
  enable the man-page-overrides subdirectory
- Resolves: #560585
  fix TMP variable name

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