generate manual pages from program files
Help2man is a program that converts the output of standard --help and --version command-line arguments into a manual page automatically.
It lets developers include a manual page in their distribution without having to maintain that document. Since Texinfo is the official documentation format of the GNU project, this also provides a way to generate a placeholder man page pointing to that resource while still providing some useful information.
released on 28 February 2018
17 May 2018
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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 17 May 2018.
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