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Re: New man page toolchain

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: New man page toolchain
Date: 2009-08-02 21:48:12
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Peter Eisentraut wrote:

> What I would like to do now is to switch our man page build process to use 
> this last variant.  I would like to ship updated man pages for the alpha 
> releases so we can ask users to verify the results, instead of having the type 
> of last-minute drama as we had with the 8.4 release, because we only build the 
> man pages about once a year and have no good feedback loop.

Sounds excellent.  docbook2man-spec.pl has been a PITA.

> Eventually, I would like to ship both HTML and man page docs without any 
> intermediate tarballs as part of the regular tarball creating scripts.  

+1

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Alvaro Herrera                                http://www.CommandPrompt.com/
The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc.

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