>> On Sun, 9 Aug 2009 07:52:31 -0600, >> Chad Perrin <per...@apotheon.com> said:
C> An info page is almost as bad as nothing, as far as I'm concerned. Yup. However, the GNU folks do provide something for the rest of us; help2man accepts a GNU program name, runs it with the --help and --version arguments, and writes a pretty good manpage. me% wget http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/help2man/help2man-1.36.4.tar.gz me% tar xzfv help2man-1.36.4.tar.gz me% cd help2man-1.36.4 me% ./configure --prefix=/usr/local --mandir=/usr/local/man root# make install me% make distclean If you have GNU tar installed: root# help2man /usr/local/bin/gtar > /usr/local/man/man1/gtar.1 -- Karl Vogel I don't speak for the USAF or my company Things that never happen in "Star Trek" #16: Counsellor Troi states something other than the blindingly obvious. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"