Rainer Orth wrote: > Roland Mainz writes: > > Rainer Orth wrote: > > > 6414843 SUNWonbld shouldn't install sgml man pages > > > > What is your intended fix ? IMO Solaris should finally switch to > > DocBook/(SGML|XML) manual pages for all tools if possible, therefore it > > may be nice to simply move the manual page to sman1/ and avoid the > > conversion to the old troff format... > > My current plan is to convert the few SGML man pages in SUNWonbld to nroff > on the fly and install those to avoid having two different man page formats > in a single package.
Umpf... that's actually reverse of the way how it should be done.. ... about how many manual pages are we talking here ? One ? Three ? 20 ? I may be able to convert 1-3 by hand if we get rid of the xx@@@!!-"nroff" workaround... > Once the other man pages with nroff source have been converted to SGML, > that can be revised. > > It may be worthwhile to consider what to do with the man pages in SUNWman, > btw. For some time, they were delivered in SGML format, but later the > package switched back to delivering the nroff form generated from that > only. I think that was done because some of the necessary tools were not > easily/publicly available, but I recall that this has changed/is changing > in the Documentation community. But that's certainly much better to > discuss on docs-discuss. Erm... AFAIK the tools were available since a long time. The SolBook DTD isn't very different from DocBook and smaller items can be done by hand... ---- Bye, Roland -- __ . . __ (o.\ \/ /.o) roland.mainz at nrubsig.org \__\/\/__/ MPEG specialist, C&&JAVA&&Sun&&Unix programmer /O /==\ O\ TEL +49 641 7950090 (;O/ \/ \O;)