Opened 15 years ago

Closed 14 years ago

Last modified 14 years ago

#323 closed enhancement (fixed)

URL for reporting bugs in man page outdated

Reported by: kreutzm@… Owned by: diego@…
Priority: normal Component: DOCS
Version: HEAD Severity: minor
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Reproduced by developer: Analyzed by developer:


man mplayer

search for "BUGS". The link given
is outdated, you need to use

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 15 years ago by diego@…

  • bug_file_loc set to
  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed

comment:2 Changed 15 years ago by kreutzm@…

  • Resolution invalid deleted
  • Severity changed from normal to enhancement
  • Status changed from closed to reopened

Well, I assumed that the text in the man page:

The bug reporting section of the documentation (DOCS/HTML/en/bugreports.html)
explains how to create useful bug reports.

referes to the documentation installed. On my Debian system I have the following

I assumed that the man page referred to this directory. So if this reference is
incorrect, the man page should be updated to explicitly point to the *online*
rescources, and maybe the debian/rules ship could be updated to stop shipping
the reference offline (though I would prefer to update the man page to point to
the proper local installed files, maybe pointing to both would be ok?)

So I switch the severity to "enhancement" as this would clarify/help people
reporting bugs

comment:3 Changed 14 years ago by reimar


comment:4 Changed 14 years ago by diego@…

  • op_sys changed from Linux to All
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from reopened to closed

I switched the links to the online version.

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