[pacman-dev] Documentation and manpages [was: Release Schedule for 3.0]

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Tue Feb 6 12:47:24 EST 2007

2007/2/6, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com>:
> On 2/6/07, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I will see what i can do about the -S/-Su check AND makepkg
> > documentation in the next few hours.
> For manpages, what is our call? I feel like I may get stuck updating
> some of this, and this is my proposal:
> pacman.8: Similar to current pacman manpage, just updated/corrected
> for new options.
> makepkg.8: Document the makepkg program itself- eg command line flags,
> makepkg.conf if that is not a separate manpage, and refer people to
> PKGBUILD.5 for actual reference on building packages.
> PKGBUILD.5: Documentation for the actual format of a PKGBUILD,
> documenting all possible options and arrays,etc.
> libalpm.3: Actual documentation of the library functions. As well
> still want to clean this up, this is probably a low priority manpage,
> and the doxygen ones will suffice for now.
> Other possibilities:
> makepkg.conf.?
> pacman.conf.?
> Thoughts on this?

makepkg.conf and pacman.conf may deserve own manpages. :-/

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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