[PATCH] Make `makewhatis` FAQ entry explicitly refer to `whatis`

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Aug 3 10:40:00 GMT 2012

On Aug  3 09:07, Adam Dinwoodie wrote:
> All,
> Minor FAQ patch below to make it explicit that `makewhatis` is used for
> `whatis` as well as `man -k` and `apropos`. Inspired by someone [apparently
> being confused][0] on Stack Overflow (yes, they were almost certainly being
> lazy, but I figure being more explicit will do no harm).
> [0]: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/11774230/unix-cygwin-whatis-returns-all-commands-as-nothing-appropriate/11782300#comment15656666_11782300
> I'm hoping this doesn't count as "significant" with regard to copyright
> assignment. I'd really rather not have to deal with that tedium.
> This is my first submitted patch; I *think* I've got everything right, but
> apologies if not.

You didn't run make to check if it's working, did you?  The
<literal>apropos<literal> expression is missing a slash.

Anyway, thanks for the patch.  I also added a reference to whatis in the
actual text.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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