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|Short description=Reference manual page database and browser
 
|Short description=Reference manual page database and browser
 
|Full description=This package provides the man command. This utility is the primary way of examining the on-line help files (manual pages). Other utilities provided include the whatis and apropos commands for searching the manual page database, the manpath utility for determining the manual page search path, and the maintenance utilities mandb, catman, and zsoelim. This package uses the groff suite of programs to format and display the manual pages.
 
|Full description=This package provides the man command. This utility is the primary way of examining the on-line help files (manual pages). Other utilities provided include the whatis and apropos commands for searching the manual page database, the manpath utility for determining the manual page search path, and the maintenance utilities mandb, catman, and zsoelim. This package uses the groff suite of programs to format and display the manual pages.
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|Homepage URL=http://www.nongnu.org/man-db/
 
|User level=intermediate
 
|User level=intermediate
|Status=Live
 
 
|Component programs=man,mandb,manpath,whatis,apropos,zsoelim,accessdb,catman
 
|Component programs=man,mandb,manpath,whatis,apropos,zsoelim,accessdb,catman
|Homepage URL=http://www.nongnu.org/man-db/
 
 
|VCS checkout command=bzr get http://bzr.savannah.nongnu.org/r/man-db/trunk/
 
|VCS checkout command=bzr get http://bzr.savannah.nongnu.org/r/man-db/trunk/
 
|Computer languages=C,Perl,lex
 
|Computer languages=C,Perl,lex
|Documentation note=
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|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=No
|Paid support=
 
|IRC help=
 
|IRC general=
 
|IRC development=
 
|Related projects=
 
 
|Keywords=database,man,manpage,browser,groff,man-db,mandb
 
|Keywords=database,man,manpage,browser,groff,man-db,mandb
|Is GNU=n
 
|Last review by=Colin Watson
 
|Last review date=2010-02-19
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
 
|Version identifier=2.5.7
 
|Version identifier=2.5.7
 
|Version date=2010-02-16
 
|Version date=2010-02-16
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version download=http://mirrors.igsobe.com/nongnu/man-db/man-db-2.5.7.tar.gz
 
|Version download=http://mirrors.igsobe.com/nongnu/man-db/man-db-2.5.7.tar.gz
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|Version comment=current prerequisites: GDBM or Berkeley DB
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|Last review by=Bendikker
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|Last review date=2018/02/20
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|Submitted date=2011-04-01
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|Is GNU=No
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|License verified date=2010-02-19
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{{Project license
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|License=GPLv2
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|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
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|License verified date=2010-02-19
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{{Project license
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|License=GPLv3orlater
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|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
 
|License verified date=2010-02-19
 
|License verified date=2010-02-19
|Version comment=current prerequisites: GDBM or Berkeley DB
 
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
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|Real name=Colin Watson
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
|Real name=Colin Watson
 
 
|Email=cjwatson@debian.org
 
|Email=cjwatson@debian.org
|Resource URL=
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Debian (Ref)
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|Resource URL=https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/man-db
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|Resource audience=Savannah (Ref)
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/man-db
 
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|Use=text-creation
 
|Use=text-creation
 
|Works-with=text
 
|Works-with=text
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{{Project license
 
|License=GPLv2
 
|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
 
|License verified date=2010-02-19
 
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|License=GPLv3orlater
 
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|Prerequisite description=libdb2-dev
 
|Prerequisite description=libdb2-dev
 
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Latest revision as of 19:59, 19 February 2018

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Man-db

http://www.nongnu.org/man-db/
Reference manual page database and browser

This package provides the man command. This utility is the primary way of examining the on-line help files (manual pages). Other utilities provided include the whatis and apropos commands for searching the manual page database, the manpath utility for determining the manual page search path, and the maintenance utilities mandb, catman, and zsoelim. This package uses the groff suite of programs to format and display the manual pages.





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

License

GPLv2

Verified by

Kelly Hopkins

Verified on

19 February 2010

Verified by

Kelly Hopkins

Verified on

19 February 2010




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Colin Watson Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperDownloadhttp://mirrors.igsobe.com/nongnu/man-db/
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/man-db
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://bazaar.launchpad.net/~cjwatson/man-db/trunk/
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://bzr.savannah.nongnu.org/r/man-db/trunk/
HelpE-mailmailto:man-db-announce@nongnu.org
Bug TrackingBug Trackinghttp://bugs.debian.org/man-db
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/man-db


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to usegroff
Required to buildPerl
Weak prerequisitelibdb2-dev

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