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Date: Sun, 4 Jan 1998 11:48:26 +0200 (IST)
From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il>
To: Myknees <myknees AT aol DOT com>
cc: djgpp AT delorie DOT com
Subject: Re: patch.1 documentation for pat25b.zip
In-Reply-To: <19980103204001.PAA29144@ladder02.news.aol.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.91.980104114612.11447Q-100000@is>
MIME-Version: 1.0

On 3 Jan 1998, Myknees wrote:

> For any other beginners reading this: you need groff and less to use the man
> clone.  They are in the v2gnu stuff.

Groff is a large package, but it is only needed to display unformatted man
pages.  All man pages which come with DJGPP binary releases of ported
software (v2gnu/*b.zip) include formatted pages which have been already
passed through Groff.  To read these, you only need Less (in addition to 
the `man' program itself).

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