Software Development manual pagesManual pages describe commands, system calls, file formats, drivers, and other components of the UnixWare 7 system.
This topic lists the manual page sections relevant to software development on UnixWare 7. For a complete list of all the available online manual pages, see UnixWare 7 manual pages.
This topic describes the UnixWare 7 manual page section naming system and how to access manual pages from SCOhelp and the command line.
Manual page section names
UnixWare 7 manual pages have a main section name, an optional prefix, and an optional suffix. The main names are:
Prefixes are X (for X windows system commands) and D (for driver development commands). For example, section X1M contains X windows administrative commands, and section D3 contains kernel utility functions.
A variety of suffixes subdivide the sections further, to allow for logical groupings of manual pages by technology and to enable easy scanning. Examples include section 1nfs (Unrestricted NFS commands) and 3M (Library math routines).
Accessing manual pages
You can access manual pages in these ways:
From the top level of SCOhelp:
From any location in SCOhelp:
From the command line:
man name [section]
man aliases 4
For more information, see man(1).
Other access methods:
You can also access manual pages:
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UnixWare 7 Release 7.1.4 - 22 April 2004