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       pod2docbook - Convert POD data to DocBook SGML


       pod2docbook [--help] [--doctype=article|chapter|section|refentry] [--title=title]
       [--spaces=# spaces per indent level] [--fix-double-quotes] [--no-header]
       [--base-id=idstring] [infile [outfile]]


       pod2docbook converts files from pod format (see perlpod) to DocBook 4.2 SGML (see
       <>).  The program itself is merely a driver for the Pod::2::DocBook
       class; if you're interested in details of pod-to-SGML translation see Pod::2::DocBook.


           Print usage and exit.

           Specifies the document type for the output file; the default is section.

           Specifies the document title.  The default is infile, if it is supplied, or empty
           string otherwise.

       [--spaces=# spaces per indent level]
           Specifies the number of spaces per indent level in the SGML output; the default is 2.

           Replace pairs of double quotes in regular paragraphs with <quote> and </quote> (see
           Pod::2::DocBook for details).

           Omit the DOCTYPE line from the output.

           The name of the file from which to read pod source; if not supplied, STDIN is used for

           The name of the file to which to write SGML; if not supplied, STDOUT is used for

           The root element of the --doctype will have the idstring set for attribute id.  The
           default is an input file name "cleaned up" to conform with XML restriction for
           characteds used in id strings. (SEE


       pod2docbook, perlpod, Pod::DocBook, SVN repo -
       <>, doc/ + examples/pod2docbook-docbook/ for
       Pod::2::DocBook DocBook documentation

       DocBook related links: <>, <>,


       Alligator Descartes <> wrote a module called Pod::2::DocBook,
       which was later maintained by Jan Iven <>.  That module was based on the
       original pod2html by Tom Christiansen <>.

       Nandu Shah <> wrote Pod::DocBook, which is unrelated to the previous
       module (even though they both perform the same function).

       Jozef Kutej <> renamed the module to Pod::2::DocBook because Nandus version
       was buried in the CPAN archive as an "UNAUTHORIZED RELEASE".


       Copyright 2004, Nandu Shah <>

       Copyright 2008, Jozef Kutej <>

       This library is free software; you may redistribute it and/or modify it under the same
       terms as Perl itself