Case insensitive search in AIX man ?


 
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Old 12-30-2010
Case insensitive search in AIX man ?

Hello,

Linux man command search is case insensitive by default, but not AIX man.

How do I serch case insensitive while using AIX manual pages ?

thanks
Vilius
# 2  
Old 12-30-2010
No way, I think.
# 3  
Old 12-30-2010
maybe I dont understand your question correctly but I dont think I have ever seen an uppercase command in AIX ? Smilie
regards
zxmaus
# 4  
Old 12-30-2010
Code:
export MORE=-i
man blah

# 5  
Old 12-30-2010
Quote:
Originally Posted by frank_rizzo
Code:
export MORE=-i
man blah

But it looks like not work:

-bash-3.00$ export MORE=-i
-bash-3.00$ man Last
Manual entry for Last not found or not installed.
-bash-3.00$ last
coolryx1 pts/45 211.155.226.119 Dec 31 10:04 still logged in.
allanwan pts/43 99.245.35.45 Dec 31 10:04 still logged in.

What is the problem?
# 6  
Old 12-30-2010
I misunderstood the problem. I thought you were doing the vi search operator / within the man page. Last is not a command but last is. commands are case sensitive in UNIX so no - it will not work the way you are using it.
# 7  
Old 12-30-2010
Yes, very good and interesting method!

-bash-3.00$ man last

Commands Reference, Volume 3, i - m

last Command
/Day

...
Thanks for your experience!
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