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Re: Man page sections

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Man page sections
Date: 2000-08-20 09:23:27
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.21.0008201119170.487-100000@localhost.localdomain (view raw or flat)
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The Hermit Hacker writes:

> isn't there a doc on what each section is "meant for"?  for instance,
> section 3 is generally where you find language man pages (ie. getopt(),
> printf()) ...

1 - User commands
2 - System calls
3 - C library functions
4 - Devices
5 - File formats
6 - Games
7 - Miscellaneous
8 - System administration commands

Doesn't make sense to me either...

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