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Date:   Thu, 10 Sep 2020 20:11:49 -0700
From:   Alexei Starovoitov <>
To:     Quentin Monnet <>
Cc:     Alexei Starovoitov <>,
        Daniel Borkmann <>,
        bpf <>,
        Network Development <>,
        Andrii Nakryiko <>,
        Andrii Nakryiko <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH bpf-next v4] tools: bpftool: automate generation for "SEE
 ALSO" sections in man pages

On Thu, Sep 10, 2020 at 1:39 PM Quentin Monnet <> wrote:
> The "SEE ALSO" sections of bpftool's manual pages refer to bpf(2),
> bpf-helpers(7), then all existing bpftool man pages (save the current
> one).
> This leads to nearly-identical lists being duplicated in all manual
> pages. Ideally, when a new page is created, all lists should be updated
> accordingly, but this has led to omissions and inconsistencies multiple
> times in the past.
> Let's take it out of the RST files and generate the "SEE ALSO" sections
> automatically in the Makefile when generating the man pages. The lists
> are not really useful in the RST anyway because all other pages are
> available in the same directory.
> v3:
> - Fix conflict with a previous patchset that introduced RST2MAN_OPTS
>   variable passed to rst2man.

Applied. Thanks

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