On 2003-06-18 21:40 -0400, Peter Leftwich <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On Wed, 18 Jun 2003, Gregory Sutter wrote: > > On 2003-06-18 18:04 -0700, Peter Leftwich <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > Well I'm sitting here typing "date" over and over but she doesn't appear. :) > > *lament* None of my fellow nerds have quite the sense of humour I expected!
find; date; talk; touch; unzip; finger; expand; strip; head; mount; yes; yes; yes; eject; more; sleep; exit > Yeah yeah yeah . . . I gave up after running `man timezone` and being told > about C functions that parts of the compiled OS use *smiles* Well, use the 'See Also' sections of their manpages to track your way toward what you want. timezone-->ctime-->tzset... hmm, there's a missing 'See Also'. I'll see if I can fix up some of the references there to make it easier to find this information. Anyway, man, apropos is apropos here. > "locate" is evil -- I much prefer `find . -iname "*something*" -print` :) Locate is great! You don't have to wait for the disk! > Does locate offer real-world "manpage examples" (which are badly-needed)? locate <string> will find <string> in any filename on the system. How many examples could you need? Greg -- Gregory S. Sutter The whole problem with the world is that mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] fools and fanatics are always so certain http://zer0.org/~gsutter/ of themselves, and wiser people so full hkp://wwwkeys.pgp.net/0x845DFEDD of doubts. --Bertrand Russell
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