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NAME

manctl - manipulating manual pages

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Synopsis
Description
See Also

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).

SEE ALSO

catman(1), man(1)


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