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RE: setup.exe man page
- From: "Gary R. Van Sickle" <g dot r dot vansickle at worldnet dot att dot net>
- To: <cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2003 20:40:38 -0600
- Subject: RE: setup.exe man page
> On Tue, 2003-03-18 at 13:07, Gary R. Van Sickle wrote:
> > > I'm thinking of writing a man page for setup.exe explaining the
> > > basics of how it works and that it is currently the preferred
> > > way of installing/updating packages and documenting any command-line
> > > options. Does the current http://cygwin.com/setup.exe have any?
> > > I see several in CVS, but they are spread out in several files and
> > > many checkins, is there any way to have it spit out a list?
> > It would be good if this could be done in such a way that it could be hooked
> > into the regular Windows help systems, i.e. WinHelp and/or
> HTMLHelp. That way
> > it could be attached to a "?" button on Setup's GUI where people
> could ignore it
> > immediately, instead of being a man page that people have to figure
> out how to
> > install before they can ignore it.
> Or better yet, both man and Help.
Yeah, that's what I was getting at, some sort of "one-to-many" like the
docbook-to-xxxx you suggest. Better throw texinfo in too I suppose.
Gary R. Van Sickle