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Re: Broken links in manual (info, html)


From: Christian Henz
Subject: Re: Broken links in manual (info, html)
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2006 19:05:58 +0100
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Am Freitag, 27. Januar 2006 17:09 schrieben Sie:
> Hi, Christian!
>
> In <address@hidden> on Thu, 26 Jan
>
> 2006 19:12:43 +0100, you wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I ran into some broken links in the manual (info & html, both version
> > 21 and 22). First in the info documentation for emacs21 in Debian
> > testing:
> >
> > $ info emacs "Custom C Indent"
> >
> > The link at the bottom does not work.
>
> By "not work" do you mean you get an error like "Info file ccmode does
> not exist"?
>

It says: "Customizing Indentation: No such file or directory"

> That target of that link is "*Note Customizing Indentation:
> (ccmode)Customizing Indentation".  The "(ccmode)" means the node sought
> is in the file called "ccmode", which happens to be the CC Mode manual.
> Have you got this manual installed?
>

$ locate ccmode
/usr/share/info/emacs-21/ccmode-1.gz
/usr/share/info/emacs-21/ccmode-2.gz
/usr/share/info/emacs-21/ccmode-3.gz
/usr/share/info/emacs-21/ccmode-4.gz
/usr/share/info/emacs-21/ccmode.gz

"$ info ccmode" does not work, but "$ info 'CC Mode' " does.

> > Then also in the online documentation for emacs22:
> >
> > http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/Custom-C-Indent.html
> >
> > Links at the bottom give a 404 error.
>
> The GNU project hasn't installed the HTML version of the CC Mode manual
> in the place the Emacs manual expects,
> <http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/ccmode/>.  So I'm sending a
> copy of this email to address@hidden, as suggested.  It would seem
> that the html links in this manual have been erroneously generated.  I
> don't know if html ccmode is installed on www.gnu.org.
>
> However, there is an HTML version of the CC Mode manual available at
> <http://cc-mode.sf.net/html-manual>, though this is the manual for the
> newest version of CC Mode, 5.31.
>

Thanks!
Christian Henz




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