Re: Seeking sponsor for Emilda and related packages
David Everly <email@example.com> writes:
> Well it looks like for "manpage-section-mismatch", ignoring works,
> because ExtUtils/MM_Any.pm has been patched in Sid to fix the .TH header
> generation to match the 1pm or 3pm file extension. (I was looking for
> the perl bug you mentioned and couldn't find it. Then noticed that perl
> versions were different between Sarge and Sid, so thought I should see
> if it had fixed or changed.)
Ah, excellent, I'm glad my information was stale.
> Now regarding the hyphen-used-as-minus-sign issue, it seems that in some
> cases pod2man should generate "\-", but instead produces only "-". All
> I know to do is to fix it after the man pages are generated. Kind of a
> non-answer, I know, but I don't know how else to address this one.
> Hopefully, someone will have a better answer.
Well, I'm the upstream maintainer of pod2man, so if you can give me
specifics, I can try to get this fixed. Note that there's a much newer
version of pod2man that's awaiting Pod::Simple to be completely ready for
it to be released, and a variety of changes are waiting on that process.
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>