Can anybody point me to something that will easilly convert
these to docbook, and preserve some/most of their current
For conversion from tex and wiki to docbook, TLDP has some tools here
wt2db can also handle text to docbook conversion to some extent.
For conversion from man pages to docbook, you can use this tool.
It has link to some what stable and old distribution.
I wrote a patch for this to add some more functionality. You can get the
patch and the devel version at
I am not distributing doclifter. It's for your convenience only. You
should ask Eric for proper release info.
I also wrote a patch to tidy which does the conversion of html to
docbook. Details here.
Let me know, if you need help on this. I have successfully used it on HTML
documents submitted to TLDP.