I think what I'm talking about is this part of the manpage, which is just barely too indecipherable for me: -delete ... It will not attempt to delete a filename with a ``/'' character in its ...
I keep seeing parentheses and a number after a command in Unix or Linux or C function. For example: man(8), ftok(2), mount(8), etc. What do these mean? I see them in man too.
Possible Duplicate: What do the parentheses and number after a Linux command or C function mean? I see that many utilities have a number in brackets after their name, for example ls(1) or ...
I am currently using the bash shell but am a bit confused about man entries. For example the man entry for source (man source): DESCRIPTION sh The exec command specified by the arguments is ...