catman(8)catman(8)Namecatman - create the cat files for the manual
/etc/catman [ -p ] [ -n ] [ -w ] [ sections ]
The command creates the preformatted versions of the on-line manual
from the input files. Each manual page is examined and those whose
preformatted versions are missing or out of date are recreated. If any
changes are made, will recreate the database.
If there is one parameter not starting with a minus sign (-), it is
taken to be a list of manual sections to look in. The following exam‐
ple causes updating to occur to manual sections 1, 2, and 3.
Options-n Prevents creations of
-p Prints what would be done instead of doing it.
-w Causes only the database to be created. No manual reformatting
Raw (nroff input) manual sections
Preformatted manual pages
Commands to make whatis database