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Re: [PATCH] Improve man page headers

From: Colin Watson
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Improve man page headers
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2010 19:26:49 +0100
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On Tue, Jun 08, 2010 at 07:58:57PM +0200, Grégoire Sutre wrote:
> In a recent message sent to the list [1], I proposed the following
> modification [2] to account for filename transformations in man pages:
> +     * (install-local): Use installed files on help2man command
> +     line to account for file name transformations.
> -       $(HELP2MAN) --section=1 -o $(DESTDIR)$(mandir)/man1/$$dest.1  
> $(builddir)/$$file; \
> +       $(HELP2MAN) --section=1 -o $(DESTDIR)$(mandir)/man1/$$dest.1  
> $(DESTDIR)$(bindir)/$$dest; \
> Could your approach also support filename transformations?

I'm not sure how that would work.  I guess you'd need
program_transform_name applied to the .h2m files.  Do you want me to put
my patch in a bzr branch so that you can experiment with that?  I'm not
sure I have time right now.

Colin Watson                                       address@hidden

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