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Author SHA1 Message Date
Moshe Kaplan 1e352c3e7b manpage: Fix grammar errors and improve phrasing
Quickly review of fixing common grammatical errors in
the man pages.
2022-04-13 03:39:56 +00:00
Gerald Combs 01b0d9e077 Docs: Move includes to the top of our man pages.
Move our attributes.adoc includes to the very top of each man page.
Older versions of Asciidoctor complain if it's not at the top. and
additionally generate <file>.man instead of <file>.<section> if we don't
explictly supply an output file.
2021-10-19 16:26:37 -07:00
Gerald Combs 84ab55cf75 Docs+Packaging: Convert our man pages to Asciidoctor.
Convert doc/*.pod to Asciidoctor. This:

* Means we use the same markup for our man pages, the guides, and
  release notes.
* Lets us add versions to our man pages.
* Gives us more formatting options, e.g. AsciiDoc supports `commands`,
  nested lists and makes it easy to include version information. The
  manpage backend doesn't seem to support tables very well,

Convert our CMake configuration to produce *roff and html man pages
using Asciidoctor. Add a "manarg" block macro which makes our synopses
wrap correctly.

Similar to the release notes, guides, and FAQ, if Asciidoctor isn't
found the man pages won't be generated or installed.

Move Asciidoctor to the list of package build dependencies in various

This commit includes the conversion script (, which will be
removed later.

Line count sanity check:

Man page         .pod .adoc
androiddump       260  280
asn2deb            93  105
capinfos          401  471
captype            54   55
ciscodump         241  269
dftest             42   42
dpauxmon          153  169
dumpcap           464  534
editcap           528  583
etwdump           136  156
extcap            157  181
idl2deb            91  103
idl2wrs           120  100
mergecap          206  207
mmdbresolve        75   75
randpkt           107  111
randpktdump       158  184
rawshark          558  610
reordercap         76   78
sdjournal         145  157
sshdump           272  302
text2pcap         274  312
tshark           2135 2360
udpdump           133  151
wireshark-filter  486  479
wireshark        2967 3420
2021-10-01 16:42:34 +00:00
Gerald Combs 9f1607ab47 Docs: Prep for POD to Asciidoctor conversion.
[skip ci]

Rename each of our .pod files to .adoc. Add, which converts
POD markup to Asciidoctor, along with customizations specific to us.
2021-10-01 16:42:34 +00:00