[Distutils] [Python Language Summit] Distutils / Packaging survey
ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Wed Jan 28 13:35:29 CET 2009
Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com> writes:
> Man files seem rather specific to Linux
Hardly. Man pages have been part of every Unix-like operating system
(which is to say, all major operating systems except one) since before
Linus even discovered a C compiler.
> unless we have some kind of script that would know how to transform
> a reStructuredText file into a man file ?
There is an experimental ‘manpage’ writer for docutils, that is
packaged for (at least) Debian . It has a corresponding program,
‘rst2man’ , for exactly the task you describe.
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