Clone of the Linux "whatis" and "apropos" commands for FreeDOS.
Type WHATIS without giving a [program] name to get a one line desciption of all the
external programs and utilities in your FreeDOS installation. Internal commands are not
Type WHATIS with a [program] name to get a one line description of that program.
Use APROPOS to find programs that are apropriate for the given subject.
Will display a list of disk utilities.
WHATIS and APROPOS base their help on the lsm files stored in the APPINFO directory.
The first time it is run, WHATIS/APROPOS builds a database and stores it
in the help directory in the FreeDOS installation. This database can be
recreated by using:
Additional options are:
A non-default path to the .lsm files (instead of appinfo in the FreeDOS directory)
A non-default location for the database (instead of help in the FreeDOS directory)
Copyright © 2003 Rob Platt
This file forms part of The FreeDOS HTML Help Documentation, and is covered
under its terms: see index.htm