Subject: Re: Writing man pages
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jan Schaumann <email@example.com>
Date: 10/15/2002 13:32:54
Gary Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I am trying to port a driver to NetBSD and I realize that I will
> eventually need to port over the man pages as well. I have never had to
> write these forms of documentation before and I need some general
> pointers and references such as what tools to use, how to organize the
> documentation and what types of documentation need to be done (which
> sections to write the pages for).
Take a look at mdoc(7), mdoc.samples(7) as well as, of course, other
manual-pages. It may be a good idea to just copy the man-page of
another (similar) driver over and then modify it accordingly.
My other computer also runs NetBSD!