[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Manual pages for glibc.

From: Mark H Weaver
Subject: Re: Manual pages for glibc.
Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2017 17:02:37 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.2 (gnu/linux)

Hi Ricardo,

Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden> 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/ 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?


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]