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man2web converts man (manual) pages to HTML via CGI or on the command line. man2web also allows for keyword (apropos) searching and generation of section indexes.

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Recent releases

  •  28 Apr 2003 06:48

    Release Notes: This version features support for calling Lynx to display the page (and follow links), fixes a bug that caused a crash when apropos failed, and now creates certain defaults (switches and section entries) based on the distribution.

    •  16 Apr 2003 20:53

      Release Notes: This fixes a bug introduced in the 0.86 quick fix release that caused all man page lookups to fail.

      •  16 Apr 2003 20:39

        Release Notes: This version further fixes the vulnerability almost fixed in 0.85 where a user could enter a path (e.g. /etc/passwd) and read an arbitrary file. Path components (e.g. /) are no longer allowed in the query.

        •  16 Apr 2003 17:21

          Release Notes: This release fixes a bug which would allow users to run arbitrary code by entering shell escapes in the form. It also features XHTML 1.0 output.

          •  08 Apr 2003 14:53

            No changes have been submitted for this release.


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