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|Short description=Generates manual pages from program files
 
|Short description=Generates manual pages from program files
 
|Full description='help2man' automatically generates simple manual pages from program files by reasonably rearranging standard --help and --version outputs into something that resembles a manual page. It lets developers include a manual page in their distribution without having to maintain that document.
 
|Full description='help2man' automatically generates simple manual pages from program files by reasonably rearranging standard --help and --version outputs into something that resembles a manual page. It lets developers include a manual page in their distribution without having to maintain that document.
|User level=none
 
|Status=Live
 
|Component programs=
 
 
|Homepage URL=http://www.gnu.org/software/help2man
 
|Homepage URL=http://www.gnu.org/software/help2man
|VCS checkout command=
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|Is GNU=Yes
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|GNU package identifier=help2man
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|User level=none
 
|Computer languages=Perl
 
|Computer languages=Perl
 
|Documentation note=User guide included
 
|Documentation note=User guide included
|Paid support=
 
|IRC help=
 
|IRC general=
 
|IRC development=
 
 
|Related projects=Cxref,Texinfo
 
|Related projects=Cxref,Texinfo
 
|Keywords=help,documentation,editing,man pages,help2man
 
|Keywords=help,documentation,editing,man pages,help2man
|Is GNU=n
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|Version identifier=1.38.1
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|Version date=2010/04/26
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/help2man/help2man-1.38.1.tar.gz
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
|Last review date=2003-07-22
 
|Last review date=2003-07-22
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=1.38.1
 
|Version date=2010-04-26
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/help2man/help2man-1.38.1.tar.gz
 
 
|License verified date=2010-04-28
 
|License verified date=2010-04-28
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{{Project license
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|License=GPLv2orlater
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|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
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|License verified date=2010-04-28
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
|Role=Maintainer
 
 
|Real name=Brendan O'Dea
 
|Real name=Brendan O'Dea
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|Role=Maintainer
 
|Email=bod@debian.org
 
|Email=bod@debian.org
|Resource URL=
 
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
|Role=Contributor
 
 
|Real name=See the THANKS file in the distribution for a complete list
 
|Real name=See the THANKS file in the distribution for a complete list
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|Use=text-creation
 
|Use=text-creation
 
|Works-with=text
 
|Works-with=text
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{{Project license
 
|License=GPLv2orlater
 
|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
 
|License verified date=2010-04-28
 
 
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{{Software prerequisite
 
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|Prerequisite description=gettext
 
|Prerequisite description=gettext
 
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Revision as of 15:50, 16 December 2011

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Help2man

https://www.gnu.org/software/help2man
'help2man' automatically generates simple manual pages from program files by reasonably rearranging standard --help and --version outputs into something that resembles a manual page. It lets developers include a manual page in their distribution without having to maintain that document.

Documentation

User guide included

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:help2man

Download

Download version 1.44.1 (stable)
released on 1 February 2014

Categories

Related Projects




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv3arca08 September 2012



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Brendan O'Dea Maintainer
See the THANKS file in the distribution for a complete listContributor


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking E-mail mailto:bug-help2man@gnu.org


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use Locale_gettext Perl module
Required to use gettext

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 1 March 2014.



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