[PATCH] notmuch.pod: pod version of documentation, converted by rman, massaged by hand.
david at tethera.net
Mon Apr 26 16:49:28 PDT 2010
On Mon, 26 Apr 2010 16:33:27 -0700, Carl Worth <cworth at cworth.org> wrote:
> I tried to look at it a couple of times, but it was already stale then
> so I didn't look hard enough.
> The couple of questions I have are:
> * How close does the generated output match what we have today?
Pretty close, I think. Essentially I just reformatted one or two places
to make the online help easier to pull out of the man pages.
> * What additional tools does this require for someone to build the
> tree from the git repository?
A recentish version of perl. 5.8.8 (2006) seems to have the utilities
we'd need. I guess if people have git, they have perl. I guess in
principle we could ship the pre-processed docs in a distribution
> > Should I rebase/rebuild this against the current docs, or not bother?
> I'd be interested in taking another look, if you're willing to take
> another whack at it. I think that our command-line interface is changing
> a lot more slowly such that this won't go immediately stale this time.
Sure, I can have another go at it.
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