[gst-devel] Updating manpages
in7y118 at public.uni-hamburg.de
Sun Dec 21 07:04:02 CET 2003
On Sun, 21 Dec 2003, Mathrick wrote:
> Hi people,
> I'm currently looking into updating manpages. and making them a little
> bit more newb-friendly. I'll try to revise everything I feel competent
> enough about, and also mark it with correct release number (0.7.3).
> Also, I'm giving a spin to DocLifter (http://www.catb.org/~esr/doclifter/),
> and desirably I'll convert all manpages templates to DocBook source.
> Discussed this with Thomas, he didn't seem to object, so if anybody feels
> like not doing that, please stand up.
Great. Go ahead.
> This one goes mostly to Benjamin:
> Current version of gst-launch manpage describes syntax for specifying
> range and list type filtered caps, however running example pipeline
> clearly shows it doesn't work. So, should I leave it as is, and mark it
> doesn't work atm (may be confusing), remove, or maybe it's just horribly
> wrong and syntax is different?
The syntax is gonna change when we merge caps. So I guess it would be best
to wait until that is merged in and then fix it.
I don't know how well gst-launch works in the caps branch right now...
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