Re: What use are these (rpm) entries in 'man'?

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On Thu, 2007-11-01 at 14:49 +0000, Chris G wrote:
> So what is the point of these (rpm) entries?  Do they somehow indicate
> that there is some sort of documentation there, if so how do I get at
> it? 

I would *guess* so.  You'd usually find non-man file documentation
in:  /usr/share/doc/<name-of-package-probably-with-version-numbers>/

You could always use the rpm -ql command to see what's included in a
package, and installed where.

[[email protected] ~]$ apropos yelp
yelp                (rpm) - A system documentation reader from the Gnome project

[[email protected] ~]$ man yelp
No manual entry for yelp

[[email protected] ~]$ rpm -ql yelp
/etc/gconf/schemas/yelp.schemas
/usr/bin/gnome-help
/usr/bin/yelp
/usr/share/applications/gnome-yelp.desktop
/usr/share/doc/yelp-2.18.1
/usr/share/doc/yelp-2.18.1/AUTHORS
/usr/share/doc/yelp-2.18.1/COPYING
/usr/share/doc/yelp-2.18.1/ChangeLog
/usr/share/doc/yelp-2.18.1/MAINTAINERS
/usr/share/doc/yelp-2.18.1/NEWS
/usr/share/doc/yelp-2.18.1/README
/usr/share/gnome/help
/usr/share/icons/hicolor/192x192/apps/yelp-icon-big.png
/usr/share/locale/af/LC_MESSAGES/yelp.mo
/usr/share/locale/am/LC_MESSAGES/yelp.mo
/usr/share/locale/ar/LC_MESSAGES/yelp.mo
/usr/share/locale/az/LC_MESSAGES/yelp.    ...[snipped]...



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