Ubuntu

Some -HOWTOs have been removed

Reported by Caroline Ford on 2006-12-18
4
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
doc-linux (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

doc-linux-html (2006.04-1) contains -HOWTOs which have been removed and replaced by a blank page. These should be removed from the package.

The affected files are:

3Dfx-HOWTO.html "removed at the request of the maintainer"
Acer-Laptop-HOWTO.html "removed at the request of the author"
C-C++BeautifierHOWTO.html "removed for review"
C++Programming-HOWTO.html "removed for review"
CPU-Design-HOWTO.html "removed for review"
CVS-RCS-HOWTO.html "removed for review"
Diskless-HOWTO.html "removed for review"
GCC-HOWTO.html "removed at the request of the author"
Java-Decompiler-HOWTO.html "removed for review"
Kernel-HOWTO.html "removed for review"
Laptop-HOWTO.html "replaced by linux mobile guide - http://www.tldp.org/LDP/Mobile-Guide/html/index.html"
Lilo-crash-rescue-HOWTO.html "removed for review"
Linux-from-scratch-HOWTO.html "replaced by the linux from scratch book"
MIPS-HOWTO.html "removed at the request of the author"
Modem-dialup-NT-HOWTO.html "removed for review"
RPM-for-Unix-HOWTO.html "removed for review"

description: updated
Ryan Kavanagh (ryanakca) wrote :

I can confirm this on edgy. If the maintainers don't mind, some time over the holidays, I could spend an afternoon organizing, reviewing and ordering them, and make a pretty index page with links to all the HOWTO's as well. (fix bug 76320 at the same time)

Changed in doc-linux:
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed
Ryan Kavanagh (ryanakca) wrote :

I've gotten the green light to fix these bugs

Changed in doc-linux:
assignee: nobody → ryanakca
Ryan Kavanagh (ryanakca) on 2006-12-28
Changed in doc-linux:
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: Confirmed → In Progress
Ryan Kavanagh (ryanakca) wrote :

The HOWTOs are downloaded from TLDP every month. Please contact upstream at http://www.tldp.org/mailinfo.html .

Changed in doc-linux:
assignee: ryanakca → nobody
status: In Progress → Confirmed
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