kim at holburn.net
Thu Aug 17 11:09:59 UTC 2017
Oh, apparently man -k does regex
Here are some basics of regex pattern matching:
It's a very powerful system of pattern matching that has a high learning curve.
> On 2017/Aug/17, at 7:00 PM, Kim Holburn via linux <linux at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> That would be a glob or a regex.
>> On 2017/Aug/17, at 6:25 PM, Bryan Kilgallin (iiNet) via linux <linux at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>> I was reading about manual section numbers. Then I came across '^'. Where is it explained?
>> You can tell what sections a term falls in with man -k (equivalent to the apropos command). It will do substring matches too (e.g. it will show sprintf if you run man -k printf), so you need to use ^term to limit it:
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