getNAME - get NAME sections from manual source for
getNAME [-itw] path [path ...]
The getNAME program looks inside manual sources to retrieve
the NAME section
of the manual page. It can be used to create a table
report the style of manual, or to create an introduction to
section. By default, getNAME returns data for use in an
database. getNAME is designed to be called from makewhatis(8) or other
manual grovelling tools, not to be used directly.
The options are as follows:
-i Returns information useful in creating an introduction to a manual
section. See intro(1), intro(2), etc. for examples.
-t Returns information useful for creating a table of
-w Determines whether traditional man (``OLD''), new
(``NEW''), or some unknown (``UNKNOWN'') format exists.
apropos(1), man(1), whatis(1), makewhatis(8)
The getNAME command first appeared in 2.0BSD.
It would be nice if getNAME could deal with preformatted
OpenBSD 3.6 October 31, 1997
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