- Unix, Linux Command
mkhtmlindex - generate index files for HTML man pages
program generates index files for a directory of HTML-formatted manual
It searches for files whose names are of the form
and outputs index files
and so on, one for each manual volume.
Empty index files will be removed.
Names and descriptions are found by scanning the first
section of each page.
takes only one argument: the directory to process.
This utility is currently rather specific to X manual pages.
In particular, the format of the index files it outputs is not configurable,
nor is the HTML formatting it expects of manual pages.
The version of the
included in this X.Org Foundation release was originally written
by David Dawes wrote as a part of XFree86.
Colin Watson wrote this manual page, originally for the Debian Project.