bugDatabase-driven manual pager suite - Bugs: bug #60414, Support for anchor links or tags

 
 

bug #60414: Support for anchor links or tags

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Submitted:  Sun 18 Apr 2021 11:16:44 PM UTC
   
 
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
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Sun 18 Apr 2021 11:16:44 PM UTC, original submission:  

This didn't work

$ man sh#Builtins
No manual entry for sh#Builtins

but maybe it should be the same as running
MANPAGER="less +/^\ *Builtins$" man sh

Another approach would be if ctags/gtags could be generated from the `.Sh` and `.Ss` section headings in the nroff source, then `less` could just jump to the tag.

As a test I tried to manually generate a tags files, but unfortunately `less` seems to have trouble with tags in stdin.

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