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Re: [perl #116963] Add documentation on the advantages of perldocfor man users to perl.pod

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Ronald J Kimball
Date:
February 27, 2013 17:10
Subject:
Re: [perl #116963] Add documentation on the advantages of perldocfor man users to perl.pod
Message ID:
20130227170949.GA90059@penkwe.pair.com
On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 03:19:32PM +0000, Reuben Thomas wrote:
> diff --git a/pod/perl.pod b/pod/perl.pod
> index d3f9c05..5e7686a 100644
> --- a/pod/perl.pod
> +++ b/pod/perl.pod
> @@ -280,6 +280,12 @@ aux a2p c2ph h2ph h2xs perlbug pl2pm pod2html
> pod2man s2p splain xsubpp
>  On a Unix-like system, these documentation files will usually also be
>  available as manpages for use with the F<man> program.
> 
> +Some documentation is not available as man pages, so if a
> +cross-reference is not found by man, try it with L<perldoc>.  Perldoc can
> +also take you directly to documentation for functions (with the B<-f>
> +switch). See C<perldoc --help> (or C<perldoc perldoc> or C<man perldoc>
> +for other helpful options L<perldoc> has to offer.
> +

You're missing a closing parenthesis, probably after C<man perldoc>.

Ronald

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