help2man - Create simple man pages from --help output

Property Value
Distribution CentOS 5
Repository PUIAS Computational x86_64
Package name help2man
Package version 1.36.4
Package release 4.1.PU_IAS.5
Package architecture noarch
Package type rpm
Installed size 53.37 KB
Download size 33.56 KB
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help2man is a script to create simple man pages from the --help and
--version output of programs.
Since most GNU documentation is now in info format, this provides a
way to generate a placeholder man page pointing to that resource while
still providing some useful information.


Package Version Architecture Repository
help2man-1.38.2-1.el5.rf.i386.rpm 1.38.2 i386 Repoforge (RPMforge)
help2man-1.38.2-1.el5.rf.x86_64.rpm 1.38.2 x86_64 Repoforge (RPMforge)
help2man-1.36.4-4.1.el5.noarch.rpm 1.36.4 noarch EPEL
help2man-1.36.4-4.1.el5.noarch.rpm 1.36.4 noarch EPEL
help2man-1.36.4-4.1.PU_IAS.5.noarch.rpm 1.36.4 noarch PUIAS Computational
help2man-1.36.4-2.noarch.rpm 1.36.4 noarch End Point
help2man-1.36.4-2.noarch.rpm 1.36.4 noarch End Point
help2man - - -


Name Value
/sbin/install-info -
/usr/bin/perl -
perl >= 5.005
perl(Getopt::Long) -
perl(POSIX) -
perl(Text::Tabs) -
perl(locale) -
perl(strict) -


Name Value
help2man = 1.36.4-4.1.PU_IAS.5


Type URL
Binary Package help2man-1.36.4-4.1.PU_IAS.5.noarch.rpm
Source Package help2man-1.36.4-4.1.PU_IAS.5.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Create the repository config file /etc/yum.repos.d/puias-computational.repo:
    name=PUIAS Computational
  2. Install help2man rpm package:
    # yum install help2man




2009-05-18 - Adam Miller <maxamillion [AT]> - 1.36.4-4.1
- Rebuild for EPEL
2009-05-18 -> - 1.36.4-4
- Apply patch from
to address BZ #494089.
2008-02-10 - Ralf Corsépius <> - 1.36.4-2
- Update license tag.
- Convert THANKS to utf-8.
2006-09-05 - Ralf Corsépius <> - 1.36.4-1
- Upstream update.
- utf-8 encode l10n'd man pages.
2005-12-23 - Ralf Corsépius <> - 1.36.3-1
- Upstream update.
- Add build option --with nls.
2005-12-23 - Ralf Corsépius <> - 1.35.1-2
- Fix disttag (#176473).
- Cleanup spec.
2005-04-29 - Ralf Corsepius <ralf[AT]> - 1.35.1-1
- Update to 1.35.1
- Minor spec fixes.

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