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+.\"
+.\" Generated automatically from whatis.1.in by the
+.\" configure script.
+.\"
+.\" Man page for whatis
+.\"
+.\" Copyright (c) 1990, 1991, John W. Eaton.
+.\"
+.\" You may distribute under the terms of the GNU General Public
+.\" License as specified in the README file that comes with the man 1.0
+.\" distribution.
+.\"
+.\" John W. Eaton
+.\" jwe@che.utexas.edu
+.\" Department of Chemical Engineering
+.\" The University of Texas at Austin
+.\" Austin, Texas 78712
+.\"
+.TH whatis 1 "September 19, 2005"
+.LO 1
+.SH NAME
+whatis \- search the whatis database for complete words.
+.SH SYNOPSIS
+.BI whatis
+keyword ...
+.SH DESCRIPTION
+whatis searches a set of database files containing short descriptions
+of system commands for keywords and displays the result on the
+standard output. Only complete word matches are displayed.
+
+The whatis database is created using the command /usr/sbin/makewhatis.
+.SH AUTHOR
+John W. Eaton was the original author of
+.BR "man" .
+Zeyd M. Ben-Halim released man 1.2, and Andries Brouwer followed up with versions 1.3 thru 1.5p.
+Federico Lucifredi <flucifredi@acm.org> is the current maintainer.
+.SH "SEE ALSO"
+apropos(1), man(1).