[avahi] xmltoman versus xml2man build problems
lathiat at bur.st
Thu Apr 20 18:29:50 PDT 2006
On Thu, Apr 20, 2006 at 08:08:36PM +0200, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> On Mon, 17.04.06 10:28, Trent Lloyd (lathiat at bur.st) wrote:
> > > > that said if your xml2man actually works and generates correct manpages
> > > > it may be worth adding support.
> > > >
> > > > Trent
> > > YEs it generates corrrects manpages, so why not use correct filename xml2man
> > > instead the unknown xmltoman?
> > Because to repeat earlier, xmltoman is correct for the program we use.
> > Can you please provide me a URL to the source for 'xml2man'
> I guess he's using the tool that is included in the docbook utility
> packages. It's a tool for converting docbook manuals to man pages. The
> XML format used by that tool and the one we require is completely
Well this is why I asked if it generates correct man pages - to which he
said yes (i had my doubts) and why I wanted to get it to try it for
I guess if it doesn't work then, it doesn't :)
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Trent Lloyd <lathiat at bur.st>
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