FreeBSD 7.0 manual page repository

FreeBSD is a free computer operating system based on BSD UNIX originally. Many IT companies, like DeployIS is using it to provide an up-to-date, stable operating system.

manctl - manipulating manual pages

 

NAME

      manctl - manipulating manual pages
 

SYNOPSIS

      manctl [-compress] [-uncompress] [-purge] [-help] path ...
 

DESCRIPTION

      The manctl utility compress or uncompress manual pages in directory path.
      If possible, .so’s are replaced with hard links.
 
      The following options are available:
 
      -help   Print options and exit.
 
      -compress
              Compress uncompressed man pages (eliminating .so’s).
 
      -uncompress
              Uncompress compressed man pages.
 
      -purge  Purge old formatted man pages (not implemented yet).
      catman(1), man(1)
 

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Based on BSD UNIX
FreeBSD is an advanced operating system for x86 compatible (including Pentium and Athlon), amd64 compatible (including Opteron, Athlon64, and EM64T), UltraSPARC, IA-64, PC-98 and ARM architectures. It is derived from BSD, the version of UNIX developed at the University of California, Berkeley. It is developed and maintained by a large team of individuals. Additional platforms are in various stages of development.