Re: Debian glossary?
- Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2018 11:16:46 -0400
- From: Greg Wooledge <wooledg@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Debian glossary?
On Mon, Apr 30, 2018 at 10:59:03AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Monday 30 April 2018 10:44:56 Greg Wooledge wrote:
> > wooledg:~$ man ls | wc
> > 233 911 7823
> > wooledg:~$ info coreutils ls | wc
> > 835 4551 34791
> > In this example, the info page is about 4 times as large as the man
> > page.
> That is not a fair comparison. The manpage covers one specific piece, a
> single utility, where coreutils supposedly covers it all.
"info coreutils ls" is just the "ls" part. Please actually try it.
(I suggest "info coreutils ls | less" as an alternative to the "info"