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       htmake - create GLOBAL hypertext source searchable by gsearch.cgi


       htmake [htags options] [--url=base-url] [destdir]


       htmake  is  a  wrapper  script  that  creates searchable hypertext from
       program source code and records information into a path database needed
       for a centralised search mechanism.

       Prior  to  using this command you must have installed gsearch.cgi using
       the htconfig -I option and configured the location of the path database
       in htmake.conf

       Before you can create the hypertext source you need to execute gtags(1)
       from the root directory of the source tree.  htmake is then called from
       the same place.

       htmake  uses  htags(1)  to  create  the  hypertext with a unique id and
       htconfig(1) to make the required entries in the path database.


       The following options will be passed to htags(1) if used.

       -a     Make an alphabetical function index.

       -c     Compress html. Use gzip(1) with .ghtml suffix.

       -C     Compress html. Use gzip(1) with .html.gz suffix.

       -d tagdir, --tags=gtagsdbpath
              Specifies the directory in which GTAGS  and  GRTAGS  exist.  The
              default is the current directory.

       -F     Use frames for definition index, file index and main view.

       -l     Make a name tag for each line of hypertext created.

       -n     Print out the line numbers.

       -t title
              The  title  of this hypertext. Defaults to the last component of
              the current path.

              Specify the location search queries are submitted to.   Defaults
              to the value set in htmake.conf or to

       The remaining options are more general or are passed to htconfig(1).

              the  base  url  for your new hypertext source.  For best results
              always use absolute url’s here.
              eg. http://host/~user/mysource
              It defaults to file:/destdir

              The directory in which hypertext is generated.  The  default  is

       -v, --verbose
              Activate  the  inbuilt  screen  saver.  Give  your  phosphors  a


       $ cd /usr/src/myprog
       $ gtags
       $ htmake

       $ cd /usr/src/myprog
       $ gtags -c
       $ htmake -c --url=http://host/~user/prog/HTML \


       path database


       As a wrapper htmake gets to  inherit  bugs  from  other  software  too.
       Isn’t life fun.

       This is alpha software - expect anything!


       htconfig(1), htags(1), gtags(1), global(1).


       Ron Lee <>


       Thanks  to  Shigio  Yamaguchi  <> for creating GLOBAL and
       releasing it as free software.
       A truly cool productivity tool!