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txt2man

Txt2man converts flat ASCII text into the man page format. This allows man pages to be authored without knowledge of nroff macros. It is a shell script that uses GNU awk, and it should run on any Unix-like system.

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  •  17 Mar 2011 01:36

Release Notes: This is a bugfix release. Among corrections, txt2man now better generates comment and parses correctly some corner cases. src2man now supports multi-line C function prototypes.

  •  21 Mar 2007 05:23

Release Notes: The ability to layout C structures correctly in SYNOPSIS sections has been added to txt2man. Src2man is now able to generate man pages describing C types and structures from C source files. Parsing is now more robust.

  •  16 Mar 2007 08:36

Release Notes: Copyright has been added to Bookman and Src2man. Cover page handling has been fixed. This release adds an origin comment in generated man pages.

  •  15 Mar 2007 09:40

Release Notes: Bookman has better handling of headers and footers on the cover page. The date can now be set in Src2man and Txt2man. There is better handling of C function prototypes.

  •  25 Oct 2006 13:59

Release Notes: Man page extraction in C code has been improved in the src2man command. An installation bug has been fixed. The Bookman command has been slightly improved.

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