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This folder provides a simple tool for (re)generating documentation for a
project. The tool defines a
doclet object that is expected to be extended
by the user to specify a sequence of goals and a sequence of shell commands
that load the application and (re)generate its documentation.
Doclet source files are preferably named
and the doclet object are usually named after the application or library to be
documented with a
_doclet suffix. By using an
to automatically send the
update/0 message that generates the documentation
upon doclet loading, we can abstract the name of the doclet object. The usual
query to load and run a doclet is therefore:
| ?- logtalk_load([doclet(loader), doclet]).
For usage examples see the
tools_doclet.lgt source files.
This tool API documentation is available at:
For sample queries, please see the
SCRIPT.txt file in the tool directory.
This tool can be loaded using the query:
| ?- logtalk_load(doclet(loader)).
Automating running doclets
You can use the
scripts/logtalk_doclet.sh Bash shell script for automating
running doclets. The script expects the doclet source files to be named either
doclet.logtalk. See the
scripts/NOTES.md file or the
script man page for details.
Integration with the make tool
Loading this tool adds a definition for the
hook predicate for the target
documentation. The hook definition sends an
update/0 message to each loaded doclet.