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Re: Requirement for a “proper manpage” for every command

Simon Josefsson dijo [Mon, Mar 02, 2009 at 11:22:52AM +0100]:
> How about submitting a patch to use help2man instead?
> http://www.gnu.org/software/help2man/
> Then the man page will be kept up to date with --help output.
> Possibly the document around the man page requirement could point to
> help2man as a quick solution in case there is useful --help output but
> no man page.

Hmh, this could even be promoted as a "best packaging practice". Many
authors do ship properly-formatted --help entries, and our
hand-generated manpages can often linger behind the truth. Any strong
opinions against? 

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