Bug 91941 - The documentation included in the postgresql-docs package is totally useless
The documentation included in the postgresql-docs package is totally useless
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: postgresql (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Andrew Overholt
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-05-30 00:50 EDT by Cristian Gafton
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:54 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-06-16 08:00:49 EDT
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Description Cristian Gafton 2003-05-30 00:50:01 EDT
The postgresql-docs subpackage is supposed to include some postgresql
documentation. Unfortunately, all that is included in the package are the source
.sgml files, which are quite useless to any end user that is looking for some
sort of reference material.

We should pre-generate that documentation for the users and include it in HTML
and text formats instead of sgml.
Comment 1 Andrew Overholt 2003-05-30 14:31:28 EDT
The HTML is included in the main postgresql package.  I notice, however, that
the description for postgresql-docs says that it includes the documentation in
other formats.  Perhaps we can generate it in plaintext and maybe PDF from the
SGML.  I'll look into this.
Comment 2 Andrew Overholt 2003-06-12 13:14:53 EDT
I'm going to take the already-generated community docs in PDF format from
http://www.postgresql.org/docs ... should I just include US Letter or should I
include both this and A4?
Comment 3 Andrew Overholt 2003-06-16 08:00:49 EDT
I've decided to just include the US Letter versions of the PDFs.  Fixed in Rawhide.

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