# CTAN update: latex2man

Date: September 12, 2005 6:45:27 PM CEST
On Mon, 12 Sep 2005 Jürgen Vollmer submitted an update to the latex2man package. Location on CTAN: /support/latex2man Summary description: Latex2man is a tool to translate UNIX manual pages written with LaTeX into a format understood by the UNIX man(1)-command License type: lppl Announcement text:
Latex2man is a tool to translate UNIX manual pages written with LaTeX into a format understood by the UNIX man(1)-command. Alternatively HTML, TexInfo, or LaTeX code can be produced too. Output of parts of the text may be supressed using the conditional text feature (for this, LaTeX generation may be used). There is LaTeX package (latex2man.sty) used for writing the Man-page and a PERL script (latex2man) doing the actual translation. Changes from version 1.18 A minor bugfix: Fixed generation of \verb+.foo+
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Rainer Schöpf

## latex2man – Translate LaTeX-based manual pages into Unix man format

Latex2man is a tool to translate UNIX manual pages written with into the troff format understood by the UNIX man(1) command. Alternatively HTML, TexInfo, or code can be produced too. Output of parts of the text may be supressed using the conditional text feature (for this, generation may be used).

There is a package (latex2man.sty) for writing the man page and a Perl script (latex2man) that does the actual translation.

 Package latex2man Version 1.29 2018-11-25 Maintainer Jürgen Vollmer

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