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Old 10-16-2002
man pages for while, for loops..

Hi,

How can I see the man pages for while, for, if and other shell script control structures.. I can't say just "man while" at least on hp unix...

Do I need to use any special option?

Thank you!
Vishnu.
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Old 10-16-2002
You need to use "man ksh" or "man csh" or whatever. Each shell can be different in the way built-in stuff is handled.
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Old 10-17-2002
Might be able to use man -k while

Can't try it - but the -k is a keyword search in the man pages.
 

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