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Once you have a man page open for a particluar command, how can you search the man page for a particular option? For example, I am trying to search man gcc. That man page is extremely long and I want to find out what the -I option does. How can I find the relevant description? In the preamble for that man page, it shows:
well man pages are just text, man isn't responeible for things like that, but man uses less as the default pager, which responds very mich like vi / vim, so most non-editing vi commands work. in your case, just do "/ -I " to find it. also hitting n will go to the next ocurrence shoudl there be one.