[arch-dev-public] [arch-general] rc.conf man page

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue Aug 24 10:03:37 EDT 2010

On 24/08/10 22:33, Dan McGee wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 1:59 PM, Dave Reisner<d at falconindy.com>  wrote:
>> I threw together a man page for rc.conf based on info gleaned from the
>> Wiki, rc.conf itself, and my own experiences. I offer it up for for
>> adoption into the initscripts package along with comments, critcisms,
>> and rotten tomatoes. The format is asciidoc, which is the same format
>> used by pacman.
>> If desirable, I'm willing to compile other pages for system config files
>> in a similar manner.
> I like the idea of having manpages for this stuff. netcfg(8) already
> has a manpage, pacman has manpages, etc. and this is in the
> psuedo-standard asciidoc we've used for a lot of it. Do any of the
> developers object to adding some documentation to this Arch-specific
> stuff and having it be built and installed with the relevant packages?
> It is also a great way for people to get involved that don't feel as
> confident coding.

A big +1 from me.  It would be good to have a man page for our main 
configuration file.


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