[plug] Formatting "man" pages for email

Anthony J. Breeds-Taurima tony at cantech.net.au
Fri Jul 10 14:38:05 WST 1998

On Fri, 10 Jul 1998, Richard Mortimer wrote:

> Whenever I send a "man" page through the email system, it displays as below. 
> Is there anyway I can turn off this feature and email a man file as a 
> straight text file???

Something like:

man tcpdump |perl -ne 's/.^H//gi ;print'| mail -s 'MAN tcpdump' whoever at some.where.else

Yours Tony.

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