Status of the Ubuntu Docs in Natty

Matthew East mdke at ubuntu.com
Tue Mar 1 08:15:12 UTC 2011


On 1 March 2011 07:29, David Planella <david.planella at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> El dl 28 de 02 de 2011 a les 09:55 -0500, en/na Shaun McCance va
> escriure:
>> On Mon, 2011-02-28 at 13:24 +0100, David Planella wrote:
>> > El dv 25 de 02 de 2011 a les 15:20 -0500, en/na Shaun McCance va
>> > escriure:
>> > > Are you referring to the new topic-based help ("Desktop Help")
>> > > or the old user guide ("Desktop User Guide")? The default was
>> > > changed pretty recently, and I'm not sure what build of Yelp
>> > > you're using.
>> > >
>> >
>> > Hey Shaun,
>> >
>> > I seem to remember it was the new topic-based help. I can no longer see
>> > it due to https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/yelp/+bug/726490
>> > (not reported upstream yet, I want to make sure it's not a distro bug
>> > first).
>>
>> That really looks to me like the document isn't installed. What
>> version of gnome-user-docs do you have installed?
>
> As far as I can tell, gnome-user-docs is not packaged, or at least I
> could not find a package for it.
>
> I've only got the gnome-user-guide installed, which contains the user,
> ally and admin guides.

gnome-user-docs is the source package which provides gnome-user-guide.

>>  Do you have
>> any .page files under /usr/share/gnome/help/gnome-help/C/ ?
>>
>
> No, I don't have any file there at all. In fact, the gnome-help folder
> does not exist in /usr/share/gnome/help/

I think this is the issue - gnome-user-docs needs to be updated with
the current upstream material to provide these files, and it hasn't
been uploaded yet this release.

That also depends upon how we deal with the other issues that have
been raised in this thread.

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Matthew East
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