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Re: Manual Pages

From: Brad Bruce <NJBrad_at_Verizon.net>
Date: 2007-01-24 12:54:44 CET

Adrian Howard wrote:
> On 24 Jan 2007, at 11:37, Nadav Har'El wrote:
> [snip]
>> The example that bothered me was the "info" command. Compare "svn
>> help info"
>> to http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.1/re13.html
>> "svn help info" is way too short and is missing a lot of information.
>> What
>> kinds of details can "svn info" print? Does it access the repository, or
>> just the working files? All this information (and no useless "cruft") is
>> in the aforementioned Web page, which could make a very good manpage, so
>> why not?
> [snip]
> I imagine that the "why not" is that the people committing to the book
> already have more than enough to do, and either manually splitting
> stuff out to man files - or figuring out a way of doing it
> automatically - is lower on the priority list than their other tasks.
> I'm sure patches would be welcome :-)
> Adrian
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The book is already seperated into individual pages.

Now to automate that to feed into the source <G>

Brad Bruce

Received on Wed Jan 24 12:55:35 2007

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