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Re: HELP (RPM - what package a file is from)



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Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:

> Indeed. In fact I don't know if it's even documented anywhere.

years back when using cromix, it was documented. but i do believe that like
a lot of other man pages, things have been downsized or eliminated and moved
into info. tho info is nothing but man pages made harder to search thru.

> man-pages(7) describes the format of man pages, but doesn't say anything
> about "{}" that I can see (look under SYNPOSIS).

as an example, sl5.4 does not have man-pages(7). :(

where are you getting "{}". i do see "[]", in man pages, that is.



peace out.

tc,hago.

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