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From: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
To: "brian m. carlson" <sandals@crustytoothpaste.net>
Cc: Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras@gmail.com>,
	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 23:10:50 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YJYBOrm2cQkkVteb@coredump.intra.peff.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YJXT7AaqCeCV4WcZ@camp.crustytoothpaste.net>

On Fri, May 07, 2021 at 11:57:32PM +0000, brian m. carlson wrote:

> It's not quite that simple.  It requires changes to
> asciidoctor-extensions.rb and we also need to consider
> NO_MAN_BOLD_LITERAL and GNU_ROFF.  The latter especially is likely to be
> inconvenient, since according to the Makefile, it's impossible to write
> man output that works across troff versions.
> 
> We will also want to preserve the ability to use xmlto because we
> currently have doc-diff which helps us find divergences in the behavior
> of AsciiDoc and Asciidoctor, many of which affect all formats, and that
> will be completely useless if we use two different rendering toolchains.

Speaking of doc-diff: with that patch applied, try "./doc-diff
--asciidoctor HEAD^ HEAD", which shows quite a few of the complications
(another one seems to be that all of the linkgit macros are broken).

-Peff

  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-08  3:10 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
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 [this message]
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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