Bug 1254574 - Devhelp not displaying some devhelp2 files because missing namespace in this files
Devhelp not displaying some devhelp2 files because missing namespace in this ...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: devhelp (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Matthew Barnes
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2015-08-18 08:27 EDT by Auguste Moutry
Modified: 2016-07-19 13:33 EDT (History)
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Description Auguste Moutry 2015-08-18 08:27:03 EDT
Description of problem:
Devhelp not displaying some help files, like goa.devhelp2 clutter-gtk-1.0.devhelp2 clutter.devhelp2

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
devhelp version 3.16.1
gnome-online-accounts-devel 3.16.3
clutter-gtk-devel 1.6.2
clutter-doc 1.22.4

How reproducible:
Install one of the above *.-devel packages and see if documentation appears in

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Expected results:

Additional info:
Running Devhelp from the cmd line shows missing namespace in .devhelp2 files like this (devhelp:3623): Devhelp-WARNING **: Failed to read '/usr/share/gtk-doc/html/goa/goa.devhelp2': Namespace «» non valido alla riga 3, colonna 1. The namespace in this xml file is missing, for example the gtk3.devhelp2 have xmlns="http://www.devhelp.net/book"
Comment 1 Timothy Ward 2015-11-20 01:54:52 EST
same problem in Bug 1283707 for Clutter docs 

(devhelp:4236): Devhelp-WARNING **: Failed to read '/usr/share/gtk-doc/html/cally/cally.devhelp2': Invalid namespace '' at line 3, column 1

(devhelp:4236): Devhelp-WARNING **: Failed to read '/usr/share/gtk-doc/html/clutter/clutter.devhelp2': Invalid namespace '' at line 3, column 1

(devhelp:4236): Devhelp-WARNING **: Failed to read '/usr/share/gtk-doc/html/clutter-gtk-1.0/clutter-gtk-1.0.devhelp2': Invalid namespace '' at line 3, column 1

Installed Packages
Name        : devhelp
Arch        : i686
Epoch       : 1
Version     : 3.16.1
Release     : 1.fc22
Size        : 993 k
Repo        : @System
Summary     : API documention browser
URL         : https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Devhelp
License     : GPLv2+
Description : Devhelp is an API documentation browser for the GNOME desktop.
            : It works natively with API documentation generated by gtk-doc.

Installed Packages
Name        : clutter
Arch        : i686
Epoch       : 0
Version     : 1.22.4
Release     : 1.fc22
Size        : 4.7 M
Repo        : @System
Summary     : Open Source software library for creating rich graphical user
            : interfaces
URL         : http://www.clutter-project.org/
License     : LGPLv2+
Description : Clutter is an open source software library for creating fast,
            : visually rich graphical user interfaces. The most obvious example
            : of potential usage is in media center type applications.
            : We hope however it can be used for a lot more.
Comment 2 Timothy Ward 2015-12-12 02:04:00 EST
This is not a bug is is caused by the docs package for the named packages not being installed and therefore do not have the devhelp2 files located in usr/share/gtk-doc/html/
Comment 3 Fedora End Of Life 2016-07-19 13:33:27 EDT
Fedora 22 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2016-07-19. Fedora 22 is
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

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