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Re: [bug?] docs in Documentation/technical/ do not seem to be distributed




On Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 12:05 PM, Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Samuel Lijin wrote:
>
>> It's possible this may have nothing to do with the Git project itself
>> because I have absolutely no idea how this is handled on the packaging
>> side or, possibly, if this is actually intended.
>>
>> There are a couple of links floating around in the man pages pointing
>> to pages in technical/, such as to technical/api-credentials.html in
>> gitcredentials(7) [1]. On the website and man pages for Arch Linux and
>> Ubuntu, this link is broken.
>
> This sounds like a packaging bug in Arch Linux and Ubuntu.
>
> That said, at least in Ubuntu, I am not able to reproduce it.  Do
> you have the git-doc (or git-all, which depends on git-doc) package
> installed?

That was the answer on the Ubuntu machine. Doesn't apply to Arch,
though, so I guess I'll reach out upstream there. I've also opened
#994 on the git/git-scm.com repo for this.

Out of curiosity, do you know why it's distributed like that?

Thanks,
Sam