Structure of package /man
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Mon Jun 6 22:02:39 EDT 2005
>>>>> "David" == David Kastrup <dak at gnu.org> writes:
David> the `man' directory in packages contains .texi files as far
David> as I can see.
Yes. The naming is presumably after the XEmacs source tree, which
puts the texi files in man (and the man pages in etc!)
David> Is there any automatic procedure or standard for generating
David> anything from them?
No. They're just there because it's legally required in most cases to
David> Is there any standard way for telling people about such
David> things in case that they want to regenerate info files?
No. All of that is in XEmacs.rules.
David> Is it sufficient to mention such details just in the top of
David> the files themselves as comments?
That's the best way to communicate them to people who do not use
XEmacs.rules to generate their binary installation.
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