man smb.conf looks like this:
[ around line 260 ]
[ and the next few lines are not wrapped ]
[ around line 3250 ]
NET USE Q: \\SERVER\ISO9001_QA.fi
[ and lots of subsequent lines are not wrapped ]
The problem is that the ".fi" strings which should terminate the opening ".nf"
are in these cases not at the beginning of a line in the raw manpage file.
While fixing this bug, please check all the other manpages for this case,
I haven't tested them.
I have man 1.5o1 and groff 1.19.1.
I can verify that the problem is still present in smb.conf.5 from
samba-docs-latest.tar.bz2 downloaded yesterday.
I meant: "I have verified"
The bug has bitten me. I'm going to search the 3.0.x tarballs for a working
Besides the misplaced ".fi" tags, I have also noticed the following bugs in
The "Example 1" and other examples are misformatted (search for "foo" to see
this). And they shouldn't be in italics.
The end of unordered list has a bug, which causes wrong indentation.
See the description of the ``addprinter command'' parameter, for example.
*** Bug 1671 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
updating qa contact
Created attachment 1435 [details]
bugs in smb.conf.5
This is a diff against the (generated) file smb.conf.5. It shows the problems.
The first chunk shows "read only = read only = no", which is probably a dtypo
in the docbook source. The rest are probably bugs in the convertor, updating
to the latest db2xml is the fist thing to try. (Sorry, I cannot work on this,
I just wanted to publish my observations.)
reassigning doc bug to John
- John T.