[postgis-devel] Generating the README files out of the man pages

strk at refractions.net strk at refractions.net
Fri Oct 6 02:09:14 PDT 2006

On Fri, Oct 06, 2006 at 11:04:12AM +0200, Markus Schaber wrote:
> Hi,
> The README.shp2pgsql and README.pgsql2shp are extremely outdated. The
> man pages seem to be current. I plan to merge the information that's
> only in the READMEs (mainly the one-liner compilation instructions) into
> the manpages, and then generate the README files out of the manpages.
> Having the READMEs generated from the manpages will help to keep them in
> sync, as it's one place less to care for.
> As the compilation instructions are part of the README, I'd like to keep
> the files in SVN, and use a makefile rule that's not called by default
> to regenerate them.
> What do you think about it?

What about completely drop the README.loader/dumper ?


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