[ANNOUNCE] xorg-sgml-doctools-1.2

David Nusinow dnusinow at speakeasy.net
Sun Mar 4 12:08:19 PST 2007

On Sun, Mar 04, 2007 at 02:54:18PM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Sunday 04 March 2007, David Nusinow wrote:
> >docbook2man and docbook2txt are probably what you're looking for if you
> >have trouble reading structured markup.
> I assume docbook2man uses docbook2txt & then gz's it like a manpage?  In 
> that case, can it not be scripted to just go into any programs docs 
> directory, and wildcard it all, putting the end result in the directory 
> $MANPATH points to?  Then the question is where in the man1-man9 tree 
> does the product of the script go...

No, they use openjade to parse and transform the markup to another format.
Why exactly do you want manpages for things like the release notes and the
outdated display postscript readme?

 - David Nusinow

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