C programming question

John Wildberger wildberger-iRg7kjdsKiH3fQ9qLvQP4Q at public.gmane.org
Wed Dec 24 10:52:49 UTC 2003

On December 24, 2003 03:47 am, Peter L. Peres wrote:

> Yes, you are right, up to a point. The manpages do not intend to tech you
> anything, they remind the programmer of all the details. For learning, use
> a book about programming or tutorials.

The man mmap consists of 192 lines.
Your sample code has 8 lines. It makes all the difference between useful and 
useless. Why cannot the good people who write these man pages not include 
such gems? 
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