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- Subject: Re: Unix man pages updated for Lua 5.2
- From: Dirk Laurie <dirk.laurie@...>
- Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 11:41:13 +0200
2012/6/22 Ico <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> * On Fri Jun 22 03:49:15 +0200 2012, Craig Barnes wrote:
>> On 21 June 2012 21:14, Ico <email@example.com> wrote:
>> > These are groff files which are generated from the Lua reference manual,
>> Hi, thanks for this. Is the script you used to generate it available too?
> Don't expect too much from it, it's pretty ad hoc and not something I'm
> proud of. I 'preprocessed' the manual by hand by cutting out big pieces
> and only leaving in the API function descriptions.
A painless way of making manpages starting from any of HTML, Markdown or
LaTeX source is to use Pandoc, which has a "-t man" output mode.