Ricardo Wurmus <rek...@elephly.net> writes:
>> 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
This awkward solution should not be needed. I simply installed
'gcc-toolchain' in my user profile and access the info manuals in Emacs
using C-h i. Does that not work for you?