Commit 5b229fbe authored by Matthew Wilcox's avatar Matthew Wilcox Committed by Jonathan Corbet

Add scripts/split-man.pl

Instead of asking the user to copy and paste a small perl script from
the documentation, just distribute the perl script in the scripts
directory.
Signed-off-by: default avatarMatthew Wilcox <mawilcox@microsoft.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
parent dcb50d97
......@@ -528,32 +528,6 @@ How to use kernel-doc to generate man pages
-------------------------------------------
If you just want to use kernel-doc to generate man pages you can do this
from the Kernel git tree::
from the kernel git tree::
$ scripts/kernel-doc -man $(git grep -l '/\*\*' |grep -v Documentation/) | ./split-man.pl /tmp/man
Using the small ``split-man.pl`` script below::
#!/usr/bin/perl
if ($#ARGV < 0) {
die "where do I put the results?\n";
}
mkdir $ARGV[0],0777;
$state = 0;
while (<STDIN>) {
if (/^\.TH \"[^\"]*\" 9 \"([^\"]*)\"/) {
if ($state == 1) { close OUT }
$state = 1;
$fn = "$ARGV[0]/$1.9";
print STDERR "Creating $fn\n";
open OUT, ">$fn" or die "can't open $fn: $!\n";
print OUT $_;
} elsif ($state != 0) {
print OUT $_;
}
}
close OUT;
$ scripts/kernel-doc -man $(git grep -l '/\*\*' -- :^Documentation :^tools) | scripts/split-man.pl /tmp/man
#!/usr/bin/perl
# SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
#
# Author: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@s-opensource.com>
#
# Produce manpages from kernel-doc.
# See Documentation/doc-guide/kernel-doc.rst for instructions
if ($#ARGV < 0) {
die "where do I put the results?\n";
}
mkdir $ARGV[0],0777;
$state = 0;
while (<STDIN>) {
if (/^\.TH \"[^\"]*\" 9 \"([^\"]*)\"/) {
if ($state == 1) { close OUT }
$state = 1;
$fn = "$ARGV[0]/$1.9";
print STDERR "Creating $fn\n";
open OUT, ">$fn" or die "can't open $fn: $!\n";
print OUT $_;
} elsif ($state != 0) {
print OUT $_;
}
}
close OUT;
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