cannot display man page for /bin/passwd

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Aug 5 14:01:00 GMT 2014

On Aug  5 13:43, Nellis, Kenneth wrote:
> > From: Corinna Vinschen
> > No, the Cygwin passwd tool has no man page.  The documentation is only in
> > the User's Guide:
> >
> But then, how to explain the following?
> $ man passwd | head
> PASSWD(1)                           CYGWIN                           PASSWD(1)
>         - Change USER's password or password attributes.
>        passwd [OPTION] [USER]
> $

I don't have that, but a package search educated me that a passwd.1
man page is part of the cygwin-doc package.

In the next OpenSSL release I will apply the same patch as the Linux
maintainer, which is, rename the passwd.1 to sslpasswd.1.  That
should help.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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