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Re: Documentation system tools

On 26 Aug 2000 16:35 Stephen Cook wrote:
>Has anyone put all the documentation into a searchable/displayable
>database?   It doesn't seem like it would be a difficult programming
>exercise to generate the schema/SQL... The difficulty would be in
>populating the database (finding/maintaining the correct information)...

So far most people use grep for the LDP docs. On a modern PC, this is very
usable. For man pages "man -k string" or "apropos string" will do the trick.

There have been discussion on this list about tools to use build a database
style solution using the SGML source but the solution does not exist yet and
grep has been Good Enough.

Anthony E. Greene <agreene@pobox.com> <http://www.pobox.com/~agreene/>
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