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* generate a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man_page man page] from the "--help" and "--version" options of a custom program using [http://www.gnu.org/s/help2man/ help2man]:
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* generate a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man_page man page] from the "--help" and "--version" options of a custom program using [http://www.gnu.org/s/help2man/ help2man] and [http://www.gnu.org/s/groff/ groff]:
  
 
  gcc -Wall -o myprogram myprogram.c
 
  gcc -Wall -o myprogram myprogram.c
  help2man -o man_myprogram ./myprogram
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  help2man -o myprogram.man ./myprogram
  man ./man_myprogram
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  man ./myprogram.man
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groff -mandoc myprogram.man > myprogram.ps
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ps2pdf myprogram.ps myprogram.pdf
  
 
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  • generate a man page from the "--help" and "--version" options of a custom program using help2man and groff:
gcc -Wall -o myprogram myprogram.c
help2man -o myprogram.man ./myprogram
man ./myprogram.man
groff -mandoc myprogram.man > myprogram.ps
ps2pdf myprogram.ps myprogram.pdf