manual page index
title manpage_title section
uses a manual page index to find the file that contains
the preformatted manual page for a given title.
The pathname of the file relative to the location of the index is
constructed from the manpage_title and the section name.
For SCO-supplied manual pages in
HTML format, the pathname is:
For example, the HTML file for the
The index file for the section 1 manual pages
(index.1) contains this entry:
lc ls 1
The first item is the title to search for in the man page;
the second is the actual title of the man page manpage_title
in which lc is found.
For manual pages that have been formatted using
the pathname is:
index files are usually located in each of the directories
specified in the file /etc/default/man or
by the environment variable
file containing the default settings for man
root of the standard manual page directory subtree
is linked to /usr/man for compatibility with SCO OpenServer)
nroffed manual entries
unformatted manual entries
directories containing HTML source for manual pages
manual page indexes
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UnixWare 7 Release 7.1.4 - 25 April 2004