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Re: Bug in help2man

From: Mike Fabian
Subject: Re: Bug in help2man
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 11:42:59 +0100
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Brendan O'Dea <address@hidden> writes:

> On Fri, Jan 25, 2002 at 06:25:52PM +0100, Mike Fabian wrote:
>>there seems to be a bug in your 'help2man' program.
> More of a limitation really.  help2man leaves left-justified paragraphs
> alone and will only do the .TP magic with certain indented paragraphs
> (specifically those which contain a gap of two spaces to seperate the tag
> from the description).
>>'help2man' is used to generate the man-page of stty in the GNU sh-utils
> I note that this has been fixed in the Debian package (see Bug#95816: 
> http://bugs.debian.org/95816) by slightly changing the --help output of
> stty.
> For reference the --help output and manpage from Debian's shellutils
> package is appended.

Thank you very much, changing the output of 'stty --help' slightly may
be a good option as well.

Mike Fabian   <address@hidden>   http://www.suse.de/~mfabian

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