no man page for gdialog

Bug #50349 reported by Chris Cole on 2006-06-19
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
zenity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: zenity


Nikhil Fernandes (njfernandes) wrote :

I can confirm this. man gdialog brings up the output "No manual entry for gdialog."

The manpage does exist upstream:

Since zenity installs gdialog as a wrapper script, would it make sense to include the gdialog manpage? "man zenity" does give gdialog(1) in the SEE_ALSO section.

Changed in zenity:
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed
Jérémie Corbier (jcorbier) wrote :

gdialog is deprecated according to gdialog --help. Maybe a gdialog.1 -> zenity.1 link should be shipped with the package?

Changed in zenity:
importance: Untriaged → Low
Changed in zenity:
assignee: nobody → desktop-bugs
importance: Low → Wishlist
Steve Kowalik (stevenk) wrote :

zenity (2.18.0-0ubuntu2) feisty; urgency=low

  * Apply patch to stop a segfault on Close with large files. (LP: #83549)
  * Link gdialog.1.gz to zenity.1.gz. (LP: #50349)

 -- Steve Kowalik <email address hidden> Wed, 4 Apr 2007 22:48:57 +1000

Changed in zenity:
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Steve Kowalik (stevenk) wrote :

zenity 2.18.0-0ubuntu2 has built on all arches.

Changed in zenity:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Pietro Battiston (toobaz) wrote :

I don't know at what time the link disappeared, but in Karmic "man gdialog" again gives "No manual entry for gdialog.".

Changed in zenity (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Released → Confirmed
Vish (vish) wrote :

Kindly dont re-open fixed bugs, especially after 2yrs.

If you are still facing the issue, kindly file a new bug report.

Changed in zenity (Ubuntu):
assignee: Ubuntu Desktop Bugs (desktop-bugs) → nobody
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
Pietro Battiston (toobaz) wrote :

I would sincerely like to know the rationale, or the guideline, for which closed bugs must not be re-opened.

But anyway: see bug #681578

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