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Date:      Thu, 22 Oct 2020 20:02:18 +0100
From:      Ottavio Caruso <>
To:        FreeBSD Questions <>
Subject:   What are "who parameters"? (man 8 renice)
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Can manual pages be more arcane and esoteric than this?

% man 8 renice

"The following who parameters are interpreted as ..."

     Force who parameters to be interpreted as process group ID's."

     Force the who parameters to be interpreted as user names or user ID's"

"who" is underlined. Is it an acronym? I've seen this mentioned only in 
this man page on FreeBSD and NetBSD.

The OpenBSD manual page seems to to be saner:

Ottavio Caruso

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