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From: "Randall S. Becker" <rsbecker@nexbridge.com>
To: "'Bagas Sanjaya'" <bagasdotme@gmail.com>,
	"'Git Users'" <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: RE: [RFC suggestion] Generate manpage directly with Asciidoctor
Date: Fri, 7 May 2021 08:02:13 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <00db01d74338$d45615c0$7d024140$@nexbridge.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <3461c7b0-594d-989e-3048-2fc6583084ad@gmail.com>

On May 7, 2021 2:07 AM, Bagas Sanjaya wrote:
>To: Git Users <git@vger.kernel.org>
>Subject: [RFC suggestion] Generate manpage directly with Asciidoctor
>Asciidoctor has support for directly generating manpage, see [1].
>
>We support using Asciidoctor as drop-in replacement for original Asciidoc, but
>currently we need to use xmlto together with Asciidoc(tor) to produce
>manpages. However, most users don't inclined to install xmlto toolchain, partly
>because they had to download more than 300 MB of data just to install xmlto
>and its dependencies (including dblatex and texlive).
>
>So completely migrating to Asciidoctor can eliminate xmlto requirement for
>generating manpage.
>
>What do you think about above?

Our toolchain does not support asciidoctor itself because of porting issues. I am not sure it is available everywhere.

-Randall

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  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-07 12:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 38+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-07  6:06 Bagas Sanjaya
2021-05-07 12:02 ` Randall S. Becker [this message]
2021-05-07 22:55   ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-07 22:57   ` brian m. carlson
2021-05-08  1:42     ` Randall S. Becker
2021-05-07 12:27 ` Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2021-05-07 12:47   ` Bagas Sanjaya
2021-05-07 23:03   ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-08  4:27     ` Bagas Sanjaya
2021-05-07 20:25 ` brian m. carlson
2021-05-07 22:19   ` Jeff King
2021-05-08  4:22     ` Bagas Sanjaya
2021-05-09  8:20     ` Martin Ågren
2021-05-09 18:46       ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-10 18:43         ` Martin Ågren
2021-05-10 22:24       ` Jeff King
2021-05-11  4:27         ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-11  6:13           ` Jeff King
2021-05-11  8:03             ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-11 12:44               ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-11 19:00                 ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-11 19:09                   ` Jeff King
2021-05-11 20:22                     ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-11 23:14           ` brian m. carlson
2021-05-12  1:44             ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-11 18:45         ` Martin Ågren
2021-05-11 19:07           ` Jeff King
2021-05-11 19:11             ` Martin Ågren
2021-05-11 20:14             ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-11  9:04       ` Jean-Noël Avila
2021-05-11 18:54         ` Martin Ågren
2021-05-07 23:35   ` Felipe Contreras
2021-05-07 23:57     ` brian m. carlson
2021-05-08  3:10       ` Jeff King
2021-05-08  3:23         ` Jeff King
2021-05-09  0:22         ` brian m. carlson
2021-05-09  8:29     ` Martin Ågren
2021-05-07 22:48 ` Felipe Contreras

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