Help2man

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GNU help2man

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

Documentation

User guide included.

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

Download

https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/help2man/help2man-1.47.3.tar.xz

version 1.47.3 (stable)
released on 18 November 2015



User level

Beginner


Categories

Related Projects





Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv3arca08 September 2012



Leaders and contributors

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


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingE-mailmailto:bug-help2man@gnu.org
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/help2man


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to useLocale_gettext Perl module
Required to usegettext

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 February 2018.



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















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