This document has been produced from the texinfo file `zsh.texi', included in the `Doc' sub-directory of the Zsh distribution.
The texinfo guide was originally put together by Jonathan Hardwick,
firstname.lastname@example.org, who converted the `zsh.1' file distributed
with zsh v2.5.0. After a period of neglect it was updated by Clive Messer,
email@example.com to reflect the many changes made to both the
shell, the original `zsh.1', (which due to its size and ever
increasing number of options has since been split into several man-pages:
`zsh.1', `zshall.1', `zshbuiltins.1', `zshcompctl.1',
`zshcompctl.1', `zshexpn.1', `zshmisc.1', `zshoptions.1',
`zshparam.1', `zshzle.1'), and also now includes other useful
information from the
Whilst this guide for the most part duplicates the man-pages, (suitably marked-up into texinfo), and is not intended to replace them, it does offer several advantages over them, not least that the texinfo source may be converted into several formats, e.g.,
makeinfo zsh.texiis used to produce the Info documentation.
texi2dvi zsh.texiwill output `zsh.dvi' which can then be processed with
gs(Ghostscript) to produce a nicely formatted printed guide.
firstname.lastname@example.org, maintains an html version of this guide at
texi2html, which may be obtained from
http://wwwcn.cern.ch/dci/texi2html/. The command is,
texi2html -split_chapter -expandinfo zsh.texi)
For those who do not have the necessary tools to process texinfo, precompiled documentation, (PostScript, dvi, info and html formats), is available from the zsh archive site or its mirrors in the file, `zsh-doc.tar.gz'. (See section Availability, for a list of sites.)
This guide is actively maintained by Clive Messer,
email@example.com, and Mark Borges,
Patches, comments, criticism, and suggestions should be sent to either of the
above or alternatively, the zsh-workers mailing list,
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