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Generate a static back-of-a-book style index?

On 2018-07-08 13:34, Cameron Simpson wrote:
> On 07Jul2018 21:57, Tim Chase <python.list at tim.thechases.com> wrote:
> >On 2018-07-08 12:12, Cameron Simpson wrote:  
> >> On 07Jul2018 20:11, Skip Montanaro <skip.montanaro at gmail.com>
> >> wrote:  
> >> >> Have you looked at the ptx command? Might be called "gptx"  
> It's associated with the troff stuff generally. Maybe that's not
> installed?

On my OpenBSD (6.3) boxes, there's no nroff/troff/groff nor any

On my FreeBSD (11.2) boxes, I have nroff/troff/groff available but no
ptx/gptx available in base.  One of the machines has coreutils
installed which provides /usr/local/bin/gptx (and its man-pages).

So I can find it and read about it.  Just curious that it's fallen
out of base on both Free & OpenBSD (don't have a NetBSD machine at
hand to test that).