Re: [dev] Auto-preview man pages

From: Greg Reagle <>
Date: Thu, 7 Jan 2016 22:27:41 -0500

On Thu, Jan 07, 2016 at 09:20:06PM +0100, Roberto E. Vargas Caballero wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 07, 2016 at 01:56:13PM -0500, Greg Reagle wrote:
> > I find it a real pain to work with things like man page source and markdown
> > source and so forth because of the extra steps of making the output/object
> > format.
> You can use something like [0], or use gv, which automatically reload the file
> when it is modified (watch option).
> [0]

gv is good for pdf's, but not for the more general issue of working on
source files and dealing with object files (e.g. markdown and HTML).

I am afraid that [0] is beyond my current comprehension. I don't know
enough about Plan 9 and/or I might need to stare at it hard for a while
before I can grok it.
Received on Fri Jan 08 2016 - 04:27:41 CET

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