About Solaris 8 Documentation

Reference Manual Reorganization

The section of the SunOS Reference Manual that describes the C library functions (but does not include the system calls) now contains six books instead of one. These books are:

In addition, many of the man page suffixes have been changed to reflect the library that contains the function (for example, all man pages describing functions contained in libnsl now have the suffix .3nsl).

For more information, see the Solaris 8 Reference Manual Collection.