cygwin-doc html/ missing docbook.css and index dups cygwin-{api,ug-net}

Corinna Vinschen
Wed Apr 19 15:08:00 GMT 2017

On Apr 16 12:22, Brian Inglis wrote:
> Hi folks, 
> Package cygwin-doc files
> 	/usr/share/doc/cygwin-2.8.0/html/cygwin-{api,ug-net}/*.html 
> all contain references to docbook.css: 
> 	<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="docbook.css">
> but docbook.css is missing from the .../html/cygwin-{api,ug-net}/
> directories.
> Could you please add docbook.css to the .../html/cygwin-{api,ug-net}/
> directories in the cygwin-doc package.

I applied a patch for that.

> Under .../html/cygwin-{api,ug-net}/ index.html duplicates the contents
> of cygwin-{api,ug-net}.html: to avoid duplication, each index.html could
> be replaced by a file containing only an HTML "symlink": 
> 	<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0;cygwin-api.html">
> or
> 	<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0;cygwin-ug-net.html">

index.html will be installed as hardlink next time.

> Could you please consider having setup-x86{,_64} install Windows
> shortcuts to at least the UG .pdf and index.html if present, in the
> .../Start Menu/Programs/Cygwin folder? 
> A Windows URL shortcut to would also be helpful for
> some.

That requires to change setup or to provide a postinstall script.
Are you willing to provide the latter?


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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