- added on-line help system
authorChristian Bauer <Christian.Bauer@uni-mainz.de>
Thu, 18 Nov 1999 20:47:39 +0000 (20:47 +0000)
committerChristian Bauer <Christian.Bauer@uni-mainz.de>
Thu, 18 Nov 1999 20:47:39 +0000 (20:47 +0000)
ginsh/Makefile.am
ginsh/Makefile.in
ginsh/ginsh.1
ginsh/ginsh.h
ginsh/ginsh_fcn_help.sed [new file with mode: 0644]
ginsh/ginsh_lexer.ll
ginsh/ginsh_op_help.sed [new file with mode: 0644]
ginsh/ginsh_parser.yy

index f252a0297f55e1612391d51d35b2ea392f54235e..0cdab1d5c1f0b81d3e8021245a4a10a8f2ab0fa8 100644 (file)
@@ -1,7 +1,17 @@
 ## Process this file with automake to produce Makefile.in
+
 bin_PROGRAMS = ginsh
 ginsh_SOURCES = ginsh_parser.yy ginsh_lexer.ll ginsh.h
 ginsh_LDADD = ../ginac/libginac.la $(GINSH_LIBS)
 man_MANS = ginsh.1
 YFLAGS = -d
 EXTRA_DIST = ginsh_parser.h
+
+# files created by sed scripts
+ginsh_fcn_help.c: ginsh.1 ginsh_fcn_help.sed
+       sed -n -f ginsh_fcn_help.sed <$< >$@
+
+ginsh_op_help.c: ginsh.1 ginsh_op_help.sed
+       sed -n -f ginsh_op_help.sed <$< >$@
+
+ginsh_parser.cc: ginsh_fcn_help.c ginsh_op_help.c
index 680dd55dff960849abbe1db478d4c7c11b682aa5..aeea2f46cc8ce18b373d792f983593b5fac7006f 100644 (file)
@@ -408,6 +408,15 @@ installdirs mostlyclean-generic distclean-generic clean-generic \
 maintainer-clean-generic clean mostlyclean distclean maintainer-clean
 
 
+# files created by sed scripts
+ginsh_fcn_help.c: ginsh.1 ginsh_fcn_help.sed
+       sed -n -f ginsh_fcn_help.sed <$< >$@
+
+ginsh_op_help.c: ginsh.1 ginsh_op_help.sed
+       sed -n -f ginsh_op_help.sed <$< >$@
+
+ginsh_parser.cc: ginsh_fcn_help.c ginsh_op_help.c
+
 # Tell versions [3.59,3.63) of GNU make to not export all variables.
 # Otherwise a system limit (for SysV at least) may be exceeded.
 .NOEXPORT:
index fbe21f4f46db5a04a9f5e55f92ec1d4367a34c4d..32b0cec6456afe0645e12e93394417bdda5312d4 100644 (file)
@@ -111,6 +111,7 @@ expression.
 ginsh provides the following operators, listed in falling order of precedence:
 .RS
 .TP 8m
+\" GINSH_OP_HELP_START
 .B !
 postfix factorial
 .TP
@@ -158,6 +159,7 @@ not equal
 .TP
 .B =
 symbol assignment
+\" GINSH_OP_HELP_END
 .RE
 .PP
 All binary operators are left-associative, with the exception of
@@ -213,94 +215,133 @@ respective GiNaC methods of the same name, so I will not describe them in
 detail here. Please refer to the GiNaC documentation.
 .PP
 .RS
+\" GINSH_FCN_HELP_START
 .BI beta( expression ", " expression )
+\- beta function
 .br
 .BI charpoly( matrix ", " symbol )
+\- characteristic polynomial of a matrix
 .br
 .BI coeff( expression ", " symbol ", " number )
+\- extracts coefficient of symbol^number from a polynomial
 .br
 .BI collect( expression ", " symbol )
+\- collects coefficients of like powers
 .br
 .BI content( expression ", " symbol )
+\- content part of a polynomial
 .br
 .BI degree( expression ", " symbol )
+\- degree of a polynomial
 .br
 .BI denom( expression )
+\- denominator of a rational function
 .br
 .BI determinant( matrix )
+\- determinant of a matrix
 .br
 .BI diag( expression... )
+\- constructs diagonal matrix
 .br
 .BI diff( expression ", " "symbol [" ", " number] )
+\- partial differentiation
 .br
 .BI divide( expression ", " expression )
+\- exact polynomial division
 .br
-.BI eval( "expression [" ", " number] )
+.BI eval( "expression [" ", " level] )
+\- evaluates an expression, replacing symbols by their assigned value
 .br
-.BI evalf( "expression [" ", " number] )
+.BI evalf( "expression [" ", " level] )
+\- evaluates an expression to a floating point number
 .br
 .BI expand( expression )
+\- expands an expression
 .br
 .BI gcd( expression ", " expression )
+\- greatest common divisor
 .br
 .BI has( expression ", " expression )
+\- returns "1" if the first expression contains the second as a subexpression, "0" otherwise
 .br
 .BI inverse( matrix )
+\- inverse of a matrix
 .br
 .BI is( relation )
-\- returns "1" if the
-.I relation
-is true, "0" otherwise (false or undecided)
+\- returns "1" if the relation is true, "0" otherwise (false or undecided)
 .br
 .BI lcm( expression ", " expression )
+\- least common multiple
 .br
 .BI lcoeff( expression ", " symbol )
+\- leading coefficient of a polynomial
 .br
 .BI ldegree( expression ", " symbol )
+\- low degree of a polynomial
 .br
-.BI lsolve( list ", " list )
+.BI lsolve( equation-list ", " symbol-list )
+\- solve system of linear equations
 .br
 .BI nops( expression )
+\- number of operands in expression
 .br
-.BI normal( "expression [" ", " number] )
+.BI normal( "expression [" ", " level] )
+\- rational function normalization
 .br
 .BI numer( expression )
+\- numerator of a rational function
 .br
 .BI op( expression ", " number )
+\- extract operand from expression
 .br
-.BI power( expression ", " expression )
+.BI power( expr1 ", " expr2 )
+\- exponentiation (equivalent to writing expr1^expr2)
 .br
 .BI prem( expression ", " expression ", " symbol )
+\- pseudo-remainder of polynomials
 .br
 .BI primpart( expression ", " symbol )
+\- primitive part of a polynomial
 .br
 .BI quo( expression ", " expression ", " symbol )
+\- quotient of polynomials
 .br
 .BI rem( expression ", " expression ", " symbol )
+\- remainder of polynomials
 .br
-.BI series( expression ", " "symbol [" ", " "number [" ", " number]] )
+.BI series( expression ", " "symbol [" ", " "point [" ", " order]] )
+\- series expansion
 .br
 .BI sqrfree( expression ", " symbol )
+\- square-free factorization of a polynomial
 .br
 .BI sqrt( expression )
+\- square root
 .br
 .BI subs( expression ", " relation-or-list )
 .br
-.BI subs( expression ", " list ", " list )
+.BI subs( expression ", " look-for-list ", " replace-by-list )
+\- substitute subexpressions
 .br
 .BI tcoeff( expression ", " symbol )
+\- trailing coefficient of a polynomial
 .br
 .BI time( expression )
-\- returns the time in seconds needed to evaluate the given
-.I expression
+\- returns the time in seconds needed to evaluate the given expression
 .br
 .BI trace( matrix )
+\- trace of a matrix
 .br
 .BI transpose( matrix )
+\- transpose of a matrix
 .br
 .BI unassign( symbol )
+\- unassign an assigned symbol
 .br
 .BI unit( expression ", " symbol )
+\- unit part of a polynomial
+.br
+\" GINSH_FCN_HELP_END
 .RE
 .SS SPECIAL COMMANDS
 To exit ginsh, enter
@@ -312,6 +353,17 @@ or
 .B exit
 .RE
 .PP
+ginsh can display a (short) help for a given topic (mostly about functions
+and operators) by entering
+.RS
+.BI ? topic
+.RE
+Typing
+.RS
+.B ??
+.RE
+will display a list of available help topics.
+.PP
 The command
 .RS
 .BI print( expression );
@@ -365,6 +417,8 @@ x
 \-2*d\-2*x*c\-x^2*c\-x*d+x^2*d\-c
 > collect(", x);
 (\-d\-2*c)*x+(d\-c)*x^2\-2*d\-c
+> solve quantum field theory;
+parse error at quantum
 > quit
 .fi
 .SH DIAGNOSTICS
index bd65a6a752c7a0c122e82b4185ad285464dbcbc0..c225fb09433503eb6598d9a8d40c7459d6ea823b 100644 (file)
@@ -26,6 +26,9 @@
 #include <stdlib.h>
 #include <string.h>
 
+#include <map>
+#include <string>
+
 #ifdef HAVE_READLINE_READLINE_H
 extern "C" {
 #include <readline/readline.h>
diff --git a/ginsh/ginsh_fcn_help.sed b/ginsh/ginsh_fcn_help.sed
new file mode 100644 (file)
index 0000000..0aa2f92
--- /dev/null
@@ -0,0 +1,33 @@
+# Convert help for ginsh functions from man page to C source
+/GINSH_FCN_HELP_START/,/GINSH_FCN_HELP_END/{
+
+# .BI lines contain the function synopsis
+/\.BI/{
+
+# extract function name
+h
+s/\.BI \(.*\)(.*/insert_help("\1",/p
+g
+
+# extract synopsis
+s/"//g
+s/ , /,/g
+s/\.BI /"/
+s/( /(/
+s/ )/)"/
+p
+# handle multi-line synopsis
+s/.br/);/p
+}
+
+# \- lines contain the function description
+/\\-/{
+s/"/'/g
+s/\\-/" -/
+s/$/"/
+p
+}
+
+# .br lines start the next function
+/.br/s//);/p
+}
index 961c8564c1af4179183bf958a65b2d9c3987d78d..293e46b5c15aeb41d810d4332ea068cff99db83a 100644 (file)
@@ -28,8 +28,6 @@
 %{
 #include "config.h"
 
-#include <map>
-
 #include "ginsh.h"
 #include "ginsh_parser.h"
 
diff --git a/ginsh/ginsh_op_help.sed b/ginsh/ginsh_op_help.sed
new file mode 100644 (file)
index 0000000..8ca265a
--- /dev/null
@@ -0,0 +1,18 @@
+# Convert help for ginsh operators from man page to C source
+/GINSH_OP_HELP_START/,/GINSH_OP_HELP_END/{
+
+# .B lines contain the operator symbol
+/.B/{
+
+# extract operator symbol
+s/.B \(.*\)/insert_help("operators","\1\\t"/
+s/\\-/-/g
+p
+
+# next line contains description
+n
+s/^/"/
+s/$/");/
+p
+}
+}
index 99478df7ecbc44a67ee2095b03b3ee1066a5cf5a..fdc9ac30fd78c623dad1fde640c705af5bf381eb 100644 (file)
@@ -35,8 +35,6 @@
 #include <unistd.h>
 #endif
 
-#include <map>
-#include <string>
 #include <stdexcept>
 
 #include "ginsh.h"
@@ -73,6 +71,13 @@ static fcn_tab fcns;
 
 static fcn_tab::const_iterator find_function(const ex &sym, int req_params);
 
+// Table to map help topics to help strings
+typedef multimap<string, string> help_tab;
+static help_tab help;
+
+static void print_help(const string &topic);
+static void print_help_topics(void);
+
 static ex lst2matrix(const ex &l);
 %}
 
@@ -106,44 +111,42 @@ input     : /* empty */
        ;
 
 line   : ';'
-       | exp ';'
-               {
-                       try {
-                               cout << $1 << endl;
-                               push($1);
-                       } catch (exception &e) {
-                               cerr << e.what() << endl;
-                               YYERROR;
-                       }
+       | exp ';' {
+               try {
+                       cout << $1 << endl;
+                       push($1);
+               } catch (exception &e) {
+                       cerr << e.what() << endl;
+                       YYERROR;
                }
-       | exp ':'
-               {
-                       try {
-                               push($1);
-                       } catch (exception &e) {
-                               cerr << e.what() << endl;
-                               YYERROR;
-                       }
+       }
+       | exp ':' {
+               try {
+                       push($1);
+               } catch (exception &e) {
+                       cerr << e.what() << endl;
+                       YYERROR;
                }
-       | T_PRINT '(' exp ')' ';'
-               {
-                       try {
-                               $3.printtree(cout);
-                       } catch (exception &e) {
-                               cerr << e.what() << endl;
-                               YYERROR;
-                       }
+       }
+       | T_PRINT '(' exp ')' ';' {
+               try {
+                       $3.printtree(cout);
+               } catch (exception &e) {
+                       cerr << e.what() << endl;
+                       YYERROR;
                }
+       }
+       | '?' T_SYMBOL          {print_help(ex_to_symbol($2).getname());}
+       | '?' '?'               {print_help_topics();}
        | T_QUIT                {YYACCEPT;}
        | T_XYZZY               {cout << "Nothing happens.\n";}
        | T_INVENTORY           {cout << "You're not carrying anything.\n";}
        | T_LOOK                {cout << "You're in a twisty little maze of passages, all alike.\n";}
-       | T_SCORE
-               {
-                       cout << "If you were to quit now, you would score ";
-                       cout << (syms.size() > 350 ? 350 : syms.size());
-                       cout << " out of a possible 350.\n";
-               }
+       | T_SCORE {
+               cout << "If you were to quit now, you would score ";
+               cout << (syms.size() > 350 ? 350 : syms.size());
+               cout << " out of a possible 350.\n";
+       }
        | error ';'             {yyclearin; yyerrok;}
        | error ':'             {yyclearin; yyerrok;}
        ;
@@ -156,27 +159,23 @@ exp       : T_NUMBER              {$$ = $1;}
        | T_QUOTE               {$$ = exstack[0];}
        | T_QUOTE2              {$$ = exstack[1];}
        | T_QUOTE3              {$$ = exstack[2];}
-       | T_TIME {getrusage(RUSAGE_SELF, &start_time);} '(' exp ')'
-               {
-                       getrusage(RUSAGE_SELF, &end_time);
-                       $$ = (end_time.ru_utime.tv_sec - start_time.ru_utime.tv_sec) +
-                            (end_time.ru_stime.tv_sec - start_time.ru_stime.tv_sec) +
-                            double(end_time.ru_utime.tv_usec - start_time.ru_utime.tv_usec) / 1e6 +
-                            double(end_time.ru_stime.tv_usec - start_time.ru_stime.tv_usec) / 1e6;
-               }
-       | T_SYMBOL '(' exprseq ')'
-               {
-                       fcn_tab::const_iterator i = find_function($1, $3.nops());
-                       if (i->second.is_ginac) {
-                               $$ = ((fcnp2)(i->second.p))(static_cast<const exprseq &>(*($3.bp)), i->second.serial);
-                       } else {
-                               $$ = (i->second.p)(static_cast<const exprseq &>(*($3.bp)));
-                       }
+       | T_TIME {getrusage(RUSAGE_SELF, &start_time);} '(' exp ')' {
+               getrusage(RUSAGE_SELF, &end_time);
+               $$ = (end_time.ru_utime.tv_sec - start_time.ru_utime.tv_sec) +
+                    (end_time.ru_stime.tv_sec - start_time.ru_stime.tv_sec) +
+                    double(end_time.ru_utime.tv_usec - start_time.ru_utime.tv_usec) / 1e6 +
+                    double(end_time.ru_stime.tv_usec - start_time.ru_stime.tv_usec) / 1e6;
+       }
+       | T_SYMBOL '(' exprseq ')' {
+               fcn_tab::const_iterator i = find_function($1, $3.nops());
+               if (i->second.is_ginac) {
+                       $$ = ((fcnp2)(i->second.p))(static_cast<const exprseq &>(*($3.bp)), i->second.serial);
+               } else {
+                       $$ = (i->second.p)(static_cast<const exprseq &>(*($3.bp)));
                }
-       | T_DIGITS '=' T_NUMBER
-               {$$ = $3; Digits = ex_to_numeric($3).to_int();}
-       | T_SYMBOL '=' exp
-               {$$ = $3; const_cast<symbol *>(&ex_to_symbol($1))->assign($3);}
+       }
+       | T_DIGITS '=' T_NUMBER {$$ = $3; Digits = ex_to_numeric($3).to_int();}
+       | T_SYMBOL '=' exp      {$$ = $3; const_cast<symbol *>(&ex_to_symbol($1))->assign($3);}
        | exp T_EQUAL exp       {$$ = $1 == $3;}
        | exp T_NOTEQ exp       {$$ = $1 != $3;}
        | exp '<' exp           {$$ = $1 < $3;}
@@ -477,16 +476,84 @@ static ex f_dummy(const exprseq &e)
        throw(std::logic_error("dummy function called (shouldn't happen)"));
 }
 
+// Table for initializing the "fcns" map
+struct fcn_init {
+       const char *name;
+       const fcn_desc &desc;
+};
+
+static const fcn_init builtin_fcns[] = {
+       {"beta", fcn_desc(f_beta, 2)},
+       {"charpoly", fcn_desc(f_charpoly, 2)},
+       {"coeff", fcn_desc(f_coeff, 3)},
+       {"collect", fcn_desc(f_collect, 2)},
+       {"content", fcn_desc(f_content, 2)},
+       {"degree", fcn_desc(f_degree, 2)},
+       {"denom", fcn_desc(f_denom, 1)},
+       {"determinant", fcn_desc(f_determinant, 1)},
+       {"diag", fcn_desc(f_diag, 0)},
+       {"diff", fcn_desc(f_diff2, 2)},
+       {"diff", fcn_desc(f_diff3, 3)},
+       {"divide", fcn_desc(f_divide, 2)},
+       {"eval", fcn_desc(f_eval1, 1)},
+       {"eval", fcn_desc(f_eval2, 2)},
+       {"evalf", fcn_desc(f_evalf1, 1)},
+       {"evalf", fcn_desc(f_evalf2, 2)},
+       {"expand", fcn_desc(f_expand, 1)},
+       {"gcd", fcn_desc(f_gcd, 2)},
+       {"has", fcn_desc(f_has, 2)},
+       {"inverse", fcn_desc(f_inverse, 1)},
+       {"is", fcn_desc(f_is, 1)},
+       {"lcm", fcn_desc(f_lcm, 2)},
+       {"lcoeff", fcn_desc(f_lcoeff, 2)},
+       {"ldegree", fcn_desc(f_ldegree, 2)},
+       {"lsolve", fcn_desc(f_lsolve, 2)},
+       {"nops", fcn_desc(f_nops, 1)},
+       {"normal", fcn_desc(f_normal1, 1)},
+       {"normal", fcn_desc(f_normal2, 2)},
+       {"numer", fcn_desc(f_numer, 1)},
+       {"op", fcn_desc(f_op, 2)},
+       {"power", fcn_desc(f_power, 2)},
+       {"prem", fcn_desc(f_prem, 3)},
+       {"primpart", fcn_desc(f_primpart, 2)},
+       {"quo", fcn_desc(f_quo, 3)},
+       {"rem", fcn_desc(f_rem, 3)},
+       {"series", fcn_desc(f_series2, 2)},
+       {"series", fcn_desc(f_series3, 3)},
+       {"series", fcn_desc(f_series4, 4)},
+       {"sqrfree", fcn_desc(f_sqrfree, 2)},
+       {"sqrt", fcn_desc(f_sqrt, 1)},
+       {"subs", fcn_desc(f_subs2, 2)},
+       {"subs", fcn_desc(f_subs3, 3)},
+       {"tcoeff", fcn_desc(f_tcoeff, 2)},
+       {"time", fcn_desc(f_dummy, 0)},
+       {"trace", fcn_desc(f_trace, 1)},
+       {"transpose", fcn_desc(f_transpose, 1)},
+       {"unassign", fcn_desc(f_unassign, 1)},
+       {"unit", fcn_desc(f_unit, 2)},
+       {NULL, fcn_desc(f_unit, 0)}     // End marker
+};
+
 
 /*
- *  Add all registered GiNaC functions to ginsh
+ *  Add functions to ginsh
  */
 
+// Functions from fcn_init array
+static void insert_fcns(const fcn_init *p)
+{
+       while (p->name) {
+               fcns.insert(make_pair(string(p->name), p->desc));
+               p++;
+       }
+}
+
 static ex f_ginac_function(const exprseq &es, int serial)
 {
        return function(serial, es).eval(1);
 }
 
+// All registered GiNaC functions
 void GiNaC::ginsh_get_ginac_functions(void)
 {
        vector<registered_function_info>::const_iterator i = function::registered_functions().begin(), end = function::registered_functions().end();
@@ -519,6 +586,73 @@ static fcn_tab::const_iterator find_function(const ex &sym, int req_params)
 }
 
 
+/*
+ *  Insert help strings
+ */
+
+// Normal help string
+static void insert_help(const char *topic, const char *str)
+{
+       help.insert(make_pair(string(topic), string(str)));
+}
+
+// Help string for functions, automatically generates synopsis
+static void insert_fcn_help(const char *name, const char *str)
+{
+       typedef fcn_tab::const_iterator I;
+       pair<I, I> b = fcns.equal_range(name);
+       if (b.first != b.second) {
+               string help_str = string(name) + "(";
+               for (int i=0; i<b.first->second.num_params; i++) {
+                       if (i)
+                               help_str += ", ";
+                       help_str += "expression";
+               }
+               help_str += ") - ";
+               help_str += str;
+               help.insert(make_pair(string(name), help_str));
+       }
+}
+
+
+/*
+ *  Print help to cout
+ */
+
+// Help for a given topic
+static void print_help(const string &topic)
+{
+       typedef help_tab::const_iterator I;
+       pair<I, I> b = help.equal_range(topic);
+       if (b.first == b.second)
+               cout << "no help for '" << topic << "'\n";
+       else {
+               for (I i=b.first; i!=b.second; i++)
+                       cout << i->second << endl;
+       }
+}
+
+// List of help topics
+static void print_help_topics(void)
+{
+       cout << "Available help topics:\n";
+       help_tab::const_iterator i;
+       string last_name = string("*");
+       int num = 0;
+       for (i=help.begin(); i!=help.end(); i++) {
+               // Don't print duplicates
+               if (i->first != last_name) {
+                       if (num)
+                               cout << ", ";
+                       num++;
+                       cout << i->first;
+                       last_name = i->first;
+               }
+       }
+       cout << "\nTo get help for a certain topic, type ?topic\n";
+}
+
+
 /*
  *  Convert list of lists to matrix
  */
@@ -598,60 +732,44 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)
                cout << "ginsh - GiNaC Interactive Shell (" << PACKAGE << " " << VERSION << ")\n";
                cout << "Copyright (C) 1999 Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz, Germany\n";
                cout << "This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it\n";
-               cout << "under certain conditions; see the file COPYING for details.\n"; 
+               cout << "under certain conditions; see the file COPYING for details.\n";
+               cout << "Type ?? for a list of help topics.\n";
        }
 
-       // Init table of built-in functions
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("beta"), fcn_desc(f_beta, 2)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("charpoly"), fcn_desc(f_charpoly, 2)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("coeff"), fcn_desc(f_coeff, 3)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("collect"), fcn_desc(f_collect, 2)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("content"), fcn_desc(f_content, 2)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("degree"), fcn_desc(f_degree, 2)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("denom"), fcn_desc(f_denom, 1)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("determinant"), fcn_desc(f_determinant, 1)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("diag"), fcn_desc(f_diag, 0)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("diff"), fcn_desc(f_diff2, 2)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("diff"), fcn_desc(f_diff3, 3)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("divide"), fcn_desc(f_divide, 2)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("eval"), fcn_desc(f_eval1, 1)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("eval"), fcn_desc(f_eval2, 2)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("evalf"), fcn_desc(f_evalf1, 1)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("evalf"), fcn_desc(f_evalf2, 2)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("expand"), fcn_desc(f_expand, 1)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("gcd"), fcn_desc(f_gcd, 2)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("has"), fcn_desc(f_has, 2)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("inverse"), fcn_desc(f_inverse, 1)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("is"), fcn_desc(f_is, 1)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("lcm"), fcn_desc(f_lcm, 2)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("lcoeff"), fcn_desc(f_lcoeff, 2)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("ldegree"), fcn_desc(f_ldegree, 2)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("lsolve"), fcn_desc(f_lsolve, 2)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("nops"), fcn_desc(f_nops, 1)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("normal"), fcn_desc(f_normal1, 1)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("normal"), fcn_desc(f_normal2, 2)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("numer"), fcn_desc(f_numer, 1)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("op"), fcn_desc(f_op, 2)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("power"), fcn_desc(f_power, 2)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("prem"), fcn_desc(f_prem, 3)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("primpart"), fcn_desc(f_primpart, 2)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("quo"), fcn_desc(f_quo, 3)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("rem"), fcn_desc(f_rem, 3)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("series"), fcn_desc(f_series2, 2)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("series"), fcn_desc(f_series3, 3)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("series"), fcn_desc(f_series4, 4)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("sqrfree"), fcn_desc(f_sqrfree, 2)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("sqrt"), fcn_desc(f_sqrt, 1)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("subs"), fcn_desc(f_subs2, 2)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("subs"), fcn_desc(f_subs3, 3)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("tcoeff"), fcn_desc(f_tcoeff, 2)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("time"), fcn_desc(f_dummy, 0)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("trace"), fcn_desc(f_trace, 1)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("transpose"), fcn_desc(f_transpose, 1)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("unassign"), fcn_desc(f_unassign, 1)));
-       fcns.insert(make_pair(string("unit"), fcn_desc(f_unit, 2)));
+       // Init function table
+       insert_fcns(builtin_fcns);
        ginsh_get_ginac_functions();
 
+       // Init help for operators (automatically generated from man page)
+       insert_help("operators", "Operators in falling order of precedence:");
+#include "ginsh_op_help.c"
+
+       // Init help for built-in functions (automatically generated from man page)
+#include "ginsh_fcn_help.c"
+
+       // Help for GiNaC functions is added manually
+       insert_fcn_help("acos", "inverse cosine function");
+       insert_fcn_help("acosh", "inverse hyperbolic cosine function");
+       insert_fcn_help("asin", "inverse sine function");
+       insert_fcn_help("asinh", "inverse hyperbolic sine function");
+       insert_fcn_help("atan", "inverse tangent function");
+       insert_fcn_help("atan2", "inverse tangent function with two arguments");
+       insert_fcn_help("atanh", "inverse hyperbolic tangent function");
+       insert_fcn_help("cos", "cosine function");
+       insert_fcn_help("cosh", "hyperbolic cosine function");
+       insert_fcn_help("sin", "sine function");
+       insert_fcn_help("sinh", "hyperbolic sine function");
+       insert_fcn_help("tan", "tangent function");
+       insert_fcn_help("tanh", "hyperbolic tangent function");
+       insert_fcn_help("exp", "exponential function");
+       insert_fcn_help("log", "natural logarithm");
+       insert_fcn_help("Li2", "dilogarithm");
+       insert_fcn_help("Li3", "trilogarithm");
+       insert_fcn_help("binomial", "binomial function");
+       insert_fcn_help("factorial", "factorial function");
+       insert_fcn_help("gamma", "gamma function");
+       insert_fcn_help("Order", "order term function (for truncated power series)");
+
        // Init readline completer
        rl_readline_name = argv[0];
        rl_attempted_completion_function = (CPPFunction *)fcn_completion;