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Re: Debian documentation permalinks

On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 12:17 PM, The Fungi <fungi@yuggoth.org> wrote:
> On 2012-05-30 13:20:24 +0100 (+0100), Philip Ashmore wrote:
> [...]
>> By the way, this extends to man/info pages too, but as they're
>> versioned, you can refer to a specific version through the package
>> version.
> [...]
> I've always liked the way OpenBSD provides Web-indexed manpages
> versioned by OS release, so I can refer someone to documentation for
> a particular command in the context of how it worked and what
> options it supported as of a particular stable release version.
> Granted, they have the luxury that their manpages for the core
> distirbution are aggregated together in any given release already,
> not scattered amongst numerous individual packages.

Dustin Kirkland maintains something similar for Ubuntu:
manpages.ubuntu.com The code he uses to generate it is available at

-- Andrew Starr-Bochicchio

   Ubuntu Developer <https://launchpad.net/~andrewsomething>
   Debian Maintainer

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