[kde-doc-english] man page docbooks
jtamate at gmail.com
Wed Dec 10 09:39:52 GMT 2008
If you do a list of missing man pages (or pages that need work on them), I
will continue the work started with the kdelibs man pages, and work on them
for kde 4.3.
2008/12/10 Allen Winter <winter at kde.org>
> >2) 44 application and kdesdk/scripts man pages (kmag, kappfinder, kstars
> > indi drivers etc...). These man pages are from 2003 and 2005, a lot of
> > generated from debian man pages.
> >Most of these docbooks are not properly installed (no man page is
> > generated), so they can not be displayed. This is the case afaik since
> > 3.3.
> >Is no 2 intended or just an oversight?
> My memory says... Debian has a requirement for man pages for all installed
> user programs..
> So a long time ago someone wrote a script to take the output of 'kfoo
> --help' along with
> a kfoo.lsm and build a kfoo man page. On the theory that something is
> better than nothing.
> Some of the man pages you are finding are not autogenerated-- the kmag man
> was written by Lauri Watts.
> If the CMakeLists.txt files are not installing a man page, that probably
> we never installed that page... even in the KDE3 days.
> However.. I think we should install them.
> I do not think we should translate autogenerated man pages.
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