Ricardo Wurmus writes:
> Hi Roel,
>> Which package do I need to install to be able to read the man pages of
>> functions in glibc like 'snprintf' and 'malloc'?
>> I installed glibc, but that does not seem to provide the man pages.
> Here’s what I did:
> unionfs $(printf "%s:" /gnu/store/*/share/info) ~/tmp/info
> This gives me a union of all the beautiful info manuals in the store.
> To read the GNU libc’s info manual I do this in Emacs:
> C-u C-h i ~/tmp/info/libc.info.gz RET
> It opens up the manual and I can search for snprintf in the index with
> “i snprintf RET”.
> Not sure about the man pages, though.
Right. Thanks for this solution. On GuixSD, the info pages for libc
are automatically available in Emacs, so I can look up the functions
It would still be nice to have the man-pages as well, because they are a
little more descriptive some times.