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bug #44234: grub-macbless manpage recommends nonexistent info doc

Submitter:  brian <bsammon>
Submitted:  Fri 13 Feb 2015 03:14:58 AM UTC
Category:  Documentation Severity:  Major
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  None
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Originator Name: 
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  2.02~beta1
Release:  Reproducibility:  None
Planned Release:  2.03+

Sat 21 Mar 2015 09:03:54 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Yes, I think disabling it makes sense. It was discussed in the past that info should contain only user-facing commands anyway.

Andrei Borzenkov <arvidjaar>
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Fri 13 Feb 2015 03:14:58 AM UTC, original submission:  

I think it would be better if the grub-macbless manpage didn't have the standard "see the Texinfo manual" clause.

I see help2man has a "--no-info" option.

If you would accept it (from someone without a copyright assignment), I would be happy to create a patch for this when I have a little time.

brian <bsammon>


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Attached Files
file #45426:  man-page-info-pointer.patch added by scfcde (705B - text/x-patch - This patch just points to the (hopefully always existing) grub info manual instead of the program name. Changing "-p grub" to "-N" removes the pointer altogether.)


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2018-11-14 scfcde Attached File- Added man-page-info-pointer.patch, #45426
    2017-03-05 phcoder Planned Release2.02 2.03+
    2016-03-02 phcoder Planned ReleaseNone 2.02

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