Help2man

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GNU help2man

https://www.gnu.org/software/help2man/
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.





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Genium

Verified on

1 February 2022




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Brendan O'Dea Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
FTPMailing Listhttps://ftpmirror.gnu.org/help2man/
FTPDownloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/help2man/
WikidataGeneralhttps://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q60918168
Generalhttps://translationproject.org/domain/help2man.html
DebianDeveloperhttps://tracker.debian.org/pkg/help2man
DebianVCS Repository Webviewhttps://salsa.debian.org/bod/help2man/


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to useLocale_gettext Perl module
Required to usegettext




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"FTP" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.


"FTP" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.




"Debian" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.


"Debian" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.


"Wikidata" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.



Property "Submitted by" (as page type) with input value "{{{Submitted by}}}" contains invalid characters or is incomplete and therefore can cause unexpected results during a query or annotation process. "{{{Submitted date}}}" contains an extrinsic dash or other characters that are invalid for a date interpretation.








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