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From Erik Abele <>
Subject Re: ab docs (1.3)
Date Sun, 21 Mar 2004 02:45:28 GMT
On 21.03.2004, at 03:37, Rich Bowen wrote:

> On Sat, 20 Mar 2004, Rich Bowen wrote:
>> I'm writing some stuff about apache performance, and poking at the ab
>> docs as a result. I'm wondering about the SYNOPSIS section. Several of
>> the options have ]  ]  on them, and I'm wondering if that means
>> something or if it needs fixing. I'm inclined to fix it, because it
>> doesn't appear to mean anything.
>> Also, the -X option is missing, and I'm trying to add that with 
>> correct
>> page layout. So it makes sense to do both at the same time.
>> Is this page supposed to exactly match the man page or something like
>> that? If so, I suppose I need to fix the man page too.
> I went ahead and fixed the doc page. And it had a number of other 
> things
> on it that were just plain wrong. I don't know if I need to fix the man
> page, and I don't speak troff, but I'll poke around and see what I can
> find out.

No, you don't have to speak troff ;)

The man pages are generated from the XML sources, so you can go forward 
and just edit the .xml file, rebuild and check in the .xml and the man 

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