help with manual sections
Todd C. Miller
Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Fri Mar 24 14:38:44 EST 2000
With sudo 1.6.3 I finally added support for substituting the correct
manual sections in the man pages. For BSD systems, sudo and visudo
are in section 8 and sudoers is in section 5. For SYSV systems,
sudo and visudo are in section 1m and sudoers is in section 4.
Now, I could use some help in filling in the blanks. The default
is to use BSD-style sections. Currently, the following system types
(as reported by config.guess) will use SYSV style sections. If
anyone can add to this list or offer corrections, that would be great.
Digital UNIX (now Tru64 UNIX) is a bit different. It uses section
8 for superuser/maintenance commands (BSD-style) but section 4 for
file formats (SYSV-style).
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