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From: Cygwin help2man Maintainer <>
To: Cygwin Announcements <>
Subject: Updated: help2man 1.48.5
Date: Sun, 19 Sep 2021 17:15:09 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

The following packages have been upgraded in the Cygwin distribution:

* help2man	1.48.5

Perl script that automatically creates man pages from the
output from a program's --help and --version options.

For more information see the project home page:

Please see below or read /usr/share/doc/help2man/NEWS after installation
for details of changes since the last Cygwin release.



* Use @samp{} around the option in the menu description for "--help
  recommendations" to avoid rendering the -- as endash.
* Update French translations.


* Fix typo in comment and update some URLs to use https.
* Update Swedish translations.


* Don't translate @documentencoding.
* Update Serbian and Esperanto translation.


* Update Chinese (simplified) translation.


* Update German, Spanish, Norwegian Bokmaal, Polish, Brazilian
  Portuguese, Russian and Ukranian translations.
* Update German, Spanish, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese and Ukranian info
  page translations.


* Add Serbian translation of info page.
* Update Swedish translation.


* Move table of contents to the top of the texi file so that it appears
  in the correct location in the html page.
* Update help2man.html.PL for new GNU boilerplate.


* Use the package name and version as the default for --source (was
* Support packages in version strings without the GNU or Free prefix.
* Allow an optional second dash to separate the package name from the
  version for multi-word packages: "program - package name - version".


* Revert --version parsing change from 1.47.13, which had unintended
  consequences for some version strings. Multi-word package names are
  supported only in the "program (GNU package) version" variant.


* Merge change from Po-Chuan Hsieh to suppress creation of an empty
  pkglibdir when nls is disabled.
* Remove install_dirs target entirely, add explicit $(MKINSTALLDIRS)
  before each $(INSTALL_{DATA,PROGRAM}) call.
* Update parsing of --version to allow multi-word programs when
  constructing the placeholder NAME paragraph.


* Fix minor error in po/es.po .
* Fix ordering of "other" sections in manual page.


* Adjust maintainer sanity check again, this time to handle binary NMUs.


  of README rather than the mtime, which may be have been modified by


* Add Tamil translation.


* Fix git repository link in generated README.


* Reference version-specific /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-3 in
  copyright rather than the unversioned GPL symlink.
* Add Swedish translation of info page.


* Update Vcs-Git/Vcs-Browser.
* Add Brazilian Portuguese translation of info page.
* Update Hungarian and Brazilian Portuguese translations.


* Refresh Brazilian Portuguese translation from translation project copy.
* Update Swedish translation.
* Use POSIX compliant TZ when setting UTC.

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