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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for whatis (redhat section 1)

whatis(1)			     General Commands Manual				whatis(1)

NAME
       whatis - search the whatis database for complete words.

SYNOPSIS
       whatis keyword ...

DESCRIPTION
       whatis  searches  a set of database files containing short descriptions of system commands
       for keywords and displays the result on the standard output.  Only complete  word  matches
       are displayed.

       The whatis database is created using the command /usr/sbin/makewhatis.

SEE ALSO
       apropos(1), man(1).

					   Jan 5, 1991					whatis(1)


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