Install command:
brew install man-db

Unix documentation system

License: GPL-2.0-or-later

Formula JSON API: /api/formula/man-db.json

Formula code: man-db.rb on GitHub

Bottle (binary package) installation support provided for:

Apple Silicon sonoma
Intel sonoma
64-bit linux

Current versions:

stable 2.12.1

Depends on:

groff 1.23.0 GNU troff text-formatting system
libpipeline 1.5.7 C library for manipulating pipelines of subprocesses

Depends on when building from source:

pkg-config 0.29.2 Manage compile and link flags for libraries
Commands also provided by macOS have been installed with the prefix "g".
If you need to use these commands with their normal names, you
can add a "bin" directory to your PATH from your bashrc like:


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