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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] docbook: Added support for generating man files
    On 18 Jul 2003, Alan Cox wrote:


    thanks to Sam, Andries and yourself for showing an interest in the patch.

    > On Gwe, 2003-07-18 at 22:23, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
    > > Hi Linus - please apply. Only docbook relevant changes [with patch this time].
    > >
    > > Originally by Michael Still <>
    > >
    > > This patch adds two new targets to the docbook makefile -- mandocs, and
    > IS there any chance it could incorporate the GPL by a slightly smaller
    > reference or even a link for the HTML one, it looks great except that
    > 90% of the manual page is a GPL each time 8)

    Well, the only part which comes from this patch is:

    If you have comments on the formatting of this manpage, then please contact
    Michael Still (mikal\

    This documentation was generated with kernel version $ARGV[2].

    I can shorten this if people would like.

    The GPL bit people have commented on is actually extracted from the front
    matter of the SGML file being converted inside
    <legalnotice></legalnotice>. Therefore, if the SGML kerneldoc output we
    already have includes the GPL, then so does the man page. I have not
    imposed new license conditions on the documentation.

    If people are comfortable with dropping the legal notice, or perhaps
    inserting a line saying "refer to file X for the license on this
    documentation", then I'll do that and send a new patch.



    Michael Still ( | Stage 1: Steal underpants | Stage 2: ????
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