I've been using Devhelp but find that it is too much towards python, and Gnome development. Other documentations (such as php-doc) are left out as of now.
Is there a simple way to add php-doc into devhelp ?
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Devhelp requires documentation in specific format (.devhelp files, presumably generated with gtk-doc), it won't automatically pick documentation from all *-doc packages present on your system.
Edit: PHP documentation is still available in
/usr/share/doc/php-doc/html once you install
php-doc package. However, probably more robust solution is to download PHP documentation in CHM format and use it with some CHM viewer like ChmSee or xCHM.
I'm using devhelp through synapse for php-docs.
hhconvert.py YOUR_DOC.chm YOUR_DOC.tgz
For the convert script to work you need to install first
Python, ctypes, CHMLIB.
YOUR_BOOK.devhelp and the
I'm not familiar with devhelp, but I'd assume at least the first step would be to install php-doc. It's in the repos, so a quick
apt-get install php-doc will get it for you. I'd venture to guess that from there, either devhelp will pick it up automatically, or there's a setting somewhere that allows you to specify the location of the php-doc executable. If not, there might be a plugin, but my quick search in the repos only shows php-doc plugins for kdevelop, so you'll probably have to do a Google search for that (the PHP-doc website might also be helpful).
The other alternative, of course, is to see if there's a PHP-oriented alternative to Devhelp.