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Authored by: stevec on Jul 07, '03 10:59:18AM
Very cool, now if only some astute pearl hacker can make it so the listing of manpages is formatted so it is easier to read.

I don't know about everyone else but listings like this:

arp.4  bpf.4  divert.4  euc.4  faith.4  fd.4  gif.4  icmp.4  icmp6.4  inet.4  inet6.4  ip.4  ip6.4  ipfirewall.4  ipl.4  ipsec.4  lo.4  netintro.4  networking.4  null.4  pty.4  random.4  route.4  scsi.4  stderr.4  stdin.4  stdout.4  stf.4  tcp.4  termios.4  tty.4  tun.4  udp.4  unix.4  urandom.4  utf2.4 

are a bit hard to read.

Otherwise VERY cool indeed

Steve

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Read man pages in your browser
Authored by: jtalkington on Jul 07, '03 12:04:58PM

I'm actually suprised that people haven't heard of stuff like this before, programs like this have been around for ages.

I'm partial to man2web, but I'm as biased as can be ;)

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Read man pages in your browser
Authored by: bih on Jul 08, '03 06:39:55PM

You can make manServer display each man listing on a seperate line fairly easily. Open up the Perl script in your favorite text editor and look for the line:

print OUT "<A HREF=\"$root$request/$f\">$f</A>&nbsp;\n";

It should be in the sub-routine listDir.

Replace '&nbsp' with '<br>'

Hope this helps!



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