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Re: does (setq Man-switches "-a") work?

From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: does (setq Man-switches "-a") work?
Date: Sat, 30 Nov 2019 11:40:46 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii wrote:

> There's no pager involved, so I don't
> understand what switches could be relevant
> here. See Man-goto-page for how the paging
> is done.

C-h v Man-switches RET:

Man-switches is a variable defined in ‘man.el’.
Its value is "-a"
Original value was ""

Switches passed to the man command, as a single string.
For example, the -a switch lets you see all the manpages for a
specified subject, if your ‘man’ program supports it.

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