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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.
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|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/help2man
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
|Status=Live
 
|Component programs=
 
|Homepage URL=http://www.gnu.org/software/help2man
 
|VCS checkout command=
 
 
|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=1.44.1
|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Version date=2014/02/01
|Last review date=2003-07-22
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/help2man/help2man-1.44.1.tar.xz
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|Last review by=Genium
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|Last review date=2014/03/01
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=1.38.1
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|Status=
|Version date=2010-04-26
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|Is GNU=Yes
|Version status=stable
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|GNU package identifier=help2man
|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/help2man/help2man-1.38.1.tar.gz
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|License verified date=2010-04-28
 
|License verified date=2010-04-28
|Version comment=
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}}
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{{Project license
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|License=GPLv3
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|License verified by=arca0
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|License verified date=2012/09/08
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{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=
 
|Resource URL=
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Person
 
{{Person
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|Real name=See the THANKS file in the distribution for a complete list
 
|Role=Contributor
 
|Role=Contributor
|Real name=See the THANKS file in the distribution for a complete list
 
|Email=
 
 
|Resource URL=
 
|Resource URL=
 
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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
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Software prerequisite
 
{{Software prerequisite
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|Prerequisite description=gettext
 
|Prerequisite description=gettext
 
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Revision as of 15:43, 1 March 2014

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GNU 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 1.46.3 (stable)
released on 21 September 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 5 October 2014.



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