strftime man page is garbled

Eric Blake
Thu Jun 4 14:50:00 GMT 2015

On 06/04/2015 08:34 AM, Jon TURNEY wrote:

> Unfortunately, the manpages in cygwin-doc are automatically generated
> from the newlib .info pages by a perl script (See in [1])
> I'm not sure if these man pages are much use now that we have
> man-pages-posix

GNU/Linux systems have two sections: 'man 3' for system writeup, and
'man 3p' for POSIX pages. This is useful, because in many instances, the
system writeup has more details about Linux-specific extensions, while
the 3p page is more useful for limiting usage to just portable aspects.
 Having both sets shouldn't hurt, if we have a way to easily open from
either set.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library

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