CTAN update: latex2man

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Fri Apr 14 20:22:44 CEST 2017

J├╝rgen Vollmer submitted an update to the



Version number: 1.25
License type: lppl

Summary description: Translate LaTeX-based manual pages into Unix man

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 1.24
 Process include-files: \input{..}

This package is located at 

More information is at


   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Manfred Lotz

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