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On 06/26/2011 05:36 AM, William Hubbs wrote:
> That is already done if you use "git archive" to generate the archive
> and use the tags in the git repository along with that. For an example,
> look at openrc's git repository.
I'm aware of git archive - it does not support handling of generated
>>> I see two ways around this: We can either make asciidoc a build time
>>> dependency so that the user can use something like "make manpage" to
>>> generate the manpage
>> That adds quite some load on indirect dependencies for more or less
>> nothing, as seen with Matt earlier.
> That is exactly why I prefer the other option I mention below.
Alright. On the other hand without dependencies you get nowhere: either
you don#t have features or you build every wheel yourself.
>>> or we can go back to the manpage that is in the git
>> Do I have to list reasons against this option?
> I think it would be helpful if you did since you did the conversion
> without discussing it with the rest of the team first.
Peter Volkov voted for it, Peter Stuge said the list was rather silent.
So I went for it. The migration in genkernel was of great help. I see
your apology in your other mail now, accepting.
Benefits of the current Asciidoc approach:
- No need to write *roff manually.
Plus Asciidoc syntax is more readable.
- Man page keeps itself in sync on
- list of subarches
- version of catalyst
- Option to make XHTML from the same source