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commit 7683a06cbf28e73333742a8b3621b984b0867f95
parent fcae73f44231a683aae43b94cc076593bf8f06b4
Author: sin <>
Date:   Fri Nov 15 14:04:15 +0000

Add manpage

Makefile | 5+++++ | 1+
rs.1 | 28++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
3 files changed, 34 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile @@ -46,10 +46,15 @@ install: all @echo installing executable to $(DESTDIR)$(PREFIX)/bin @cp -f $(BIN) $(DESTDIR)$(PREFIX)/bin @cd $(DESTDIR)$(PREFIX)/bin && chmod 755 $(BIN) + @mkdir -p $(DESTDIR)$(MANPREFIX)/man1 + @echo installing manpage to $(DESTDIR)$(MANPREFIX)/man1 + @cp -f rs.1 $(DESTDIR)$(MANPREFIX)/man1 uninstall: @echo removing executable from $(DESTDIR)$(PREFIX)/bin @cd $(DESTDIR)$(PREFIX)/bin && rm -f $(BIN) + @echo removing manpage from $(DESTDIR)$(MANPREFIX)/man1 + @cd $(DESTDIR)$(MANPREFIX)/man1 && rm -f rs.1 clean: @echo cleaning diff --git a/ b/ @@ -3,6 +3,7 @@ VERSION = 0.1 # paths PREFIX = /usr/local +MANPREFIX = $(PREFIX)/share/man CC = cc LD = $(CC) diff --git a/rs.1 b/rs.1 @@ -0,0 +1,28 @@ +.TH RS 1 +.SH NAME +rs \- FTDI serial communication program +.SH SYNOPSIS +.B rs [ \-l ] [ \-b baurate] [ \-v vendor ] [ \-p product] [ \-d device ] +.SH DESCRIPTION +.B rs +is an FTDI based serial communication program. You need to be root to run it +or be part of the relevant group on your system. If no arguments are provided +it defaults to a baudrate of 115200 and a vendor ID of 0x0403 and a product ID +of 0x6001. +.SH OPTIONS +.TP +.B \-l +List FTDI devices +.TP +.B \-b +Set the baudrate +.TP +.B \-v +Set the vendor ID +.TP +.B \-p +Set the product ID +.TP +.B \-d +Set the device that you want to use. List the devices first to obtain +the device ID.