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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] [PATCH] make funcsysopsisinfo verbatim in manpages

On Mon, Feb 13, 2006 at 10:54:12AM +0900, Michael(tm) Smith wrote:
> Joe Orton <jorton@redhat.com> writes:
> > funcsynopsisinfo is supposed to be a verbatim environment; I haven't 
> > tested this patch because I failed to get a working CVS build setup. Is 
> > this OK?
> It should be handled as a verbatim, so the part of the patch that
> adds it to the match for verbatims is great.
> But I think we need to (re)add some other handling to also make it
> bold again.
> The reason is that the man(7) man page says this:
>   For functions, the arguments are always specified using italics,
>   even in the SYNOPSIS section, where the rest of the function is
>   specified in bold.

OK, good point.

Is there a document somewhere which describes how to get the CVS 
environment working with docbook-xsl and what tools I need?  I spent 
about an hour trying yesterday (messing about with ~/.xmlc etc), then 
timed out.  

I'm happy to work on a patch for this if I'm actually able to test it!


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