[GRASS-dev] Re: [GRASS GIS] #612: g.html2man: parsing leads to man page errors

GRASS GIS trac at osgeo.org
Wed May 27 20:44:31 EDT 2009

#612: g.html2man: parsing leads to man page errors
  Reporter:  hamish       |       Owner:  grass-dev at lists.osgeo.org
      Type:  defect       |      Status:  new                      
  Priority:  normal       |   Milestone:  6.5.0                    
 Component:  Docs         |     Version:  6.4.0 RCs                
Resolution:               |    Keywords:  g.html2man               
  Platform:  Unspecified  |         Cpu:  All                      
Comment (by glynn):

 Replying to [comment:2 hamish]:
 > Also there is a zillion cases of -flag and --flag using '-' so
 interpreted as a hyphen not a minus sign. i.e. '-' must be quoted as '\-'.
 > http://lintian.debian.org/tags/hyphen-used-as-minus-sign.html

 How is the script supposed to determine whether a '-' in the HTML is a
 minus or a hyphen? For now, I've changed it to convert all occurrences of
 '-' to '\-'.

 > I looked, but I've got no idea how to backport this stuff to the perl
 version. does the perl version still need to be there in trunk?


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