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RE: where can I download man2 pages
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: "'cygwin cygwin'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 2 May 2006 16:21:21 +0100
- Subject: RE: where can I download man2 pages
On 02 May 2006 15:59, Charles D. Russell wrote:
> According to Charles D. Russell on 5/2/2006 6:55 AM:
>> Is there somewhere I can download the *.2 manpages for functions
>> available in cygwin?
> Eric Blake wrote:
> Not all the functions have man pages in cygwin - volunteers are welcome to
> help write some. Having said that, the web is your friend - most of the
> cygwin syscalls are modeled after Linux, so looking at Linux man pages is
> usually a good start (although not always accurate on cygwin); also POSIX
> and SUSv3 are freely available standards on the web, with pretty good
> descriptions of what a portable implementation will do.
> Best I've found so far is
The Opengroup posix spec is really the canonical one, hp's man pages are
liable to have hp-ux specific parts. Download it from
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