Switching users guide to ReStructuredText

Ben Gamari ben at smart-cactus.org
Fri Oct 2 22:05:35 UTC 2015

Joachim Breitner <mail at joachim-breitner.de> writes:

> Hi,
> Am Freitag, den 02.10.2015, 15:14 +0200 schrieb Ben Gamari:
>> In addition to converting the DocBook to ReST, this also involved
>> ripping out the previously rather fragile system for building the 
>> `ghc` manpage and describing GHC's flags in utils/mkUserGuidePart.
> when you say you ripped out the system for building the manpage, do you
> mean that you have replaced it by a different system? The manpage is
> important, and I would hate to see it got. (I don’t think you implied
> that, but I want to check nevertheless.)
Of course; I should have been more clear. The manpage is now generated
by Sphinx from ReST source like the user guide. Hopefully the fact that
it's written in ReST will mean that it will be updated more frequently
than it has been in the past.


- Ben

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