Doc change request

Brian Dessent
Wed Jul 18 15:06:00 GMT 2007

Christopher Faylor wrote:

> Could I ask someone to do a search and replace on the docs and
> change all occurrences of /usr/man and /usr/doc to /usr/share/man
> and /usr/share/doc?
> Brian, do you have time to do this?  I think you touched the
> documentation list so you're "it".

I can only find a total of three references to either directory,
and two of them mention it the context of "this was the old location":

faq-resources.xml-15-list what man pages the package includes.)  Some older packages still keep
faq-resources.xml:16:their documentation in <literal>/usr/doc/</literal>
faq-resources.xml-17-instead of <literal>/usr/share/doc/</literal>.

setup-net.sgml:235:Relevant documentation can be found in the <literal>/usr/doc/Cygwin/</literal> 
setup-net.sgml-236-or <literal>/usr/share/doc/Cygwin/</literal> directory.

The only remaining one is a glancing reference in the FAQ to rxvt,
and it needs cleaning up anyway as it refers to ash.  If the attached
fix is OK I will update the htdocs copy too.

faq-using.xml-864-<para>Don't invoke as simply ``rxvt'' because that will run /bin/sh (really
faq-using.xml-865-ash) which is not a good interactive shell.  For details see

Unless my grep-fu failed that's it.

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2007-07-18  Brian Dessent  <>

	* faq-using.xml (faq.using.console-window): Mention FHS location of
	docs and remove outdated reference to ash.

Index: faq-using.xml
RCS file: /cvs/src/src/winsup/doc/faq-using.xml,v
retrieving revision 1.6
diff -u -p -r1.6 faq-using.xml
--- faq-using.xml	26 Aug 2006 19:11:00 -0000	1.6
+++ faq-using.xml	18 Jul 2007 14:59:31 -0000
@@ -859,11 +859,8 @@ this message from the Cygwin mailing lis
 You can use it with or without X11.  You can resize it easily by
 dragging an edge or corner.  Copy and paste is easy with the left and
 middle mouse buttons, respectively.  It will honor settings in your
-~/.Xdefaults file, even without X.
-<para>Don't invoke as simply ``rxvt'' because that will run /bin/sh (really
-ash) which is not a good interactive shell.  For details see
+~/.Xdefaults file, even without X.  For details see

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