Version strings

Matthew Selsky Matthew.Selsky at
Tue Jan 9 02:15:53 UTC 2018

On Mon, Jan 08, 2018 at 08:07:53PM -0600, Richard Laager via devel wrote:
> On 01/08/2018 07:58 PM, Richard Laager wrote:
> >> There was similar discussion of waf editing man pages to get the date on the 
> >> bottom left corner.
> > Since I already learned a bunch about waf substitutions for the path
> > embedding thing, this didn't take me long to implement. Here is the
> > merge request:
> >
> I just re-read this. I see you said "date". I addressed the version
> number, not the date. I think the change is still good for that reason.
> If someone can point out how to get asciidoc to show a date in the
> bottom left, I can figure out the substitution for it easily.

If we add:
":man version:  %VERSION% %DATE%"

asciidoc shows a manversion in the bottom left, but asciidoctor has dropped this attribute.

asciidoctor seems to be the future[0], so it this worth it?


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