[openssl-users] openssl 1.1.1 manuals

Jakob Bohm jb-openssl at wisemo.com
Fri Dec 28 05:39:21 UTC 2018

On 27/12/2018 20:39, Dr. Matthias St. Pierre wrote:
>> Particularly if you don't know exactly what one is looking for...
>> { There is something amiss with BIO_addr_rawaddress... it's shift right.
>>    I don't see a problem in the HTML source though.. }
>> Sure, google will find some things, but usually it's the wrong version, and
>> one has to guess what the URL for the most recent one is.
>> At which point, like Dennis Clarke suggests, might as well grep the POD files
>> in the source code.  This is not terribly effective to find information
>> about how to manipulate particular object types.
>> (I have started writing an index by object type for my own use, but I doubt
>> I'll get very far)
> The manpages are primarily what the name says: manual pages. I.e, their
> primary use is the unix/linux 'man' command.
> The conversion to html is an add-on to make it available via web server.
> And I agree with you that static web pages are not of much help, it could
> be better, more searchable.
Consider at least including the one-line manpage summaries on the index
pages (the ones displayed by the apropos command on POSIX systems).


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