[Swan-dev] always generating the man page

Lennart Sorensen lsorense at csclub.uwaterloo.ca
Fri May 8 19:34:22 EEST 2015

On Fri, May 08, 2015 at 12:22:10PM -0400, Paul Wouters wrote:
> Arguing against myself....
> Using CHANGES really also uses a false date. It does not say if
> the man page was unmainted for 10 years and wrong......

True, but it's still better than todays date.

So you can use a manually entered date in the file
You can use a date from some changelog file
You can use the file modification date (bad idea)
You can use todays date (really bad idea)

Any other ideas?

Len Sorensen

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