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Re: dhelp in woody will prevent woody release?

> On Sat, Sep 01, 2001 at 10:45:28AM -0700, Chris Tillman wrote:
>> I've been trying to upgrade my system to woody. As it stands, dhelp will
>> cause a woody release to be a major embarrassment to the Debian
>> distribution. Version has a bug which causes installations of
>> many other packages (which install help files) to complain.
>> The bug is a year old, and the maintainer doesn't answer email. One
>> respondent even tracked down the dbopen call within dhelp which is
>> responsible (#109207). I believe the task falls to debian-doc, since
>> dhelp relies on install-docs and doc-base, to correct this problem.
>> If nothing else, we could just back out to Version 0.3.23, which works
>> just fine on my otherwise woody system.
> dhelp was orphaned today, so somebody can adopt it and fix it up.

That's great! I hope someone does adopt it. IMHO, the *idea* of dhelp is
great; just make browsing and searching the docs that are already installed
on your computer, easy. Without any web server or cgi.

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