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Re: [Nano-devel] status of patches

From: David Lawrence Ramsey
Subject: Re: [Nano-devel] status of patches
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2003 18:54:04 -0700 (PDT)

Jordi Mallach:
>On Mon, Sep 22, 2003 at 01:01:42PM -0700, David Lawrence Ramsey wrote:
>> Sorry for the silence the past few days; I've been without
>> electricity for the past few days due to the hurricane coming through
>> and I just got it back yesterday.
>Ah, looked a bit scary on TV. I hope you're ok.

I am; thanks.

>> Since nobody has complained about any significant bugs in CVS for the
>> past few days, and I haven't found any significant bugs that (a) I'm
>> sure are not caused by the myriad patches I'm applying to my local
>> builds or (b) can't be fixed now without a major rewrite of yet
>> another section of code, I'll test it a bit more to be sure that it's
>> relatively stable (as stable as an unstable release should be,
>> anyway).  After that, it should be good enough to release as 1.3.0.
>html manpages are pending.

Okay then.  Once they're in, that should be enough for the release.

>I have found out how to generate html manpages on Debian and SuSE
>(which use a man-db based "man":
>man -Thtml nano
>This is cool, but uncool. RedHat systems, at least, don't use man-db,
>and their man command doesn't support -T.

Also true for my Slackware 9.1rc2-soon-to-be-9.1 system.

>On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 12:50:00AM +0200, Jordi Mallach wrote:
>> man -Thtml nano
>> This is cool, but uncool. RedHat systems, at least, don't use man-db,
>> and their man command doesn't support -T.
>To answer myself..
>cat nano.1 | groff -t -mandoc -Thtml

Works here too.

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