[OpenIndiana-discuss] Manpages and documentation -- where to start?

Guido Berhoerster gber at openindiana.org
Thu Sep 30 08:28:34 UTC 2010

* Kevin J. Woolley <kjw at javabunny.net> [2010-09-30 08:09]:
> From IRC traffic I understand (perhaps wrongly) that the most
> up-to-date manual pages and documentation aren't available to
> us due to licensing issues.  If that's the case I'd like to
> start putting some effort into bringing things up to date.
> I've got a few questions on how best to do that -- if the best
> answer is "RTFM", then say so, and I will.  I'm hoping a few
> good questions now can save some hours of Googling.

The manpage consolidation is available under the CDDL.  However,
it needs to be maintained and incoporate changes made by Illumos,
so it might make more sense to do that in the Illumos project.

> First, where is the current non-manpage documentation maintained, and what is the best way to submit changes?

All non-manpage OpenIndiana-specific documentation is currently
on the wiki.

Guido Berhoerster

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