Summary of Problem Reports in Class "doc-bug"

Automatically generated on 21 Sep 2017 03:00:00 GMT

Severity
Categorycriticalseriousnon-criticalDescription
bin1727Utility bugs
install 43Installation bugs
kern 1521Kernel bugs
lib 49Library bugs
misc 636Miscellaneous bugs
pkg 39NetBSD pkgsrc bugs
port-acorn26 1 NetBSD/acorn26 bugs
port-alpha  1NetBSD/alpha bugs
port-amd64 12NetBSD/amd64 bugs
port-evbarm  2NetBSD/evbarm bugs
port-hpcmips1  NetBSD/hpcmips bugs
port-i386 22NetBSD/i386 bugs
port-mac68k 1 NetBSD/mac68k bugs
port-macppc  2NetBSD/macppc bugs
port-next68k  1NetBSD/next68k bugs
port-sparc  1NetBSD/sparc bugs
port-xen  1NetBSD/xen bugs
standards  3Standards conformance
toolchain 15Toolchain bugs
xsrc  1X Window System bugs

Sorted by Category, Severity, and Priority.


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Category: bin

Severity: critical

bin/52461
[high priority, open] relative module pathes not documented

Severity: serious

bin/45446
[high priority, open] cvs init command is not documented
bin/38078
[medium priority, open] IPFilter lacks documentation almost completely
bin/39428
[medium priority, open] wpa_supplicant.conf(5) describes `ap_scan' option vaguely
bin/46067
[medium priority, open] savecore man page fails to document kernel fakery
bin/46142
[medium priority, open] The cpio(1), pax(1) and tar(1) manpages need improvement
bin/51372
[medium priority, pending-pullups] add & document carp and pfsync protocol numbers
bin/9840
[low priority, open] mt erase defaults to full zeroing of tape

Severity: non-critical

bin/6536
[medium priority, analyzed] wscons has no equivalent to PCVT_META_ESC
bin/26214
[medium priority, analyzed] mount(8) does not mention NFS options
bin/32368
[medium priority, open] NetBSD's gzip(1) usage message should be more accurate
bin/33877
[medium priority, open] cvs(1) doesn't document "tag" and "rtag"
bin/34733
[medium priority, open] tcpdump(8) requires default snaplen > 68 for pflog(4)
bin/36763
[medium priority, open] outdated manual page for ipf(8)
bin/46403
[medium priority, open] isdnd.rc manual dos not describe rtprio and tinainitproc keywords
bin/47726
[medium priority, open] The patch(1) man page could use improvements, especially regarding its backup methods [patch included]
bin/49467
[medium priority, open] Should disklabel.? refer to mbrlabel.? for how to update the disklable from the mbr?
bin/49616
[medium priority, open] iscsictl(8) example is outdated
bin/51883
[medium priority, open] ftp command documentation hides https_proxy environment variable
bin/52414
[medium priority, open] cpuctl(8)/cpuctl(4) shortcomings
bin/5850
[low priority, open] Some games have unclear distribution terms
bin/9672
[low priority, open] racoon(8) documentation needs serious help
bin/16775
[low priority, open] ed documentation is unclear regarding \< and \>
bin/21970
[low priority, analyzed] printf(1) breaks when format begins with "-"
bin/25472
[low priority, open] cvs -u option is not documented in the man page or info.
bin/25967
[low priority, analyzed] dump -a not continuing after end of media
bin/31107
[low priority, open] scp can't handle remote file names with '(' in them
bin/34842
[low priority, open] rpc_control(3) is undocumented
bin/40336
[low priority, open] cp(1) -p man page detail out of sync with present reality
bin/41820
[low priority, open] pppd man page and ip-up and DNS
bin/41928
[low priority, open] mt(1) manual states count for erase command is ignored - this is not true for st(4)
bin/48183
[low priority, open] Example in man write(2) causes endless loop
bin/49731
[low priority, open] /usr/bin/install-sid has no manpage
bin/50390
[low priority, open] makefs: several cd9660 "long" options are undocumented
bin/52292
[low priority, open] racoon may have an ancient typo in comments

Category: install

Severity: serious

install/12769
[medium priority, open] clarify the upgrade notes for when the sets are on /usr
install/16131
[medium priority, open] INSTALL.html doesn't give a path name for one-fs local install
install/47671
[medium priority, open] How do I manually add an extra MBR style disk?
install/43933
[low priority, open] NetBSD-5.1_RC4 i386 isn't very helpful when it comes to pxe installs

Severity: non-critical

install/37012
[medium priority, open] The online instructions for setting up RAIDframe aren't as clear as would be good
install/45976
[low priority, open] incomplete sysinst msg translations
install/46753
[low priority, open] INSTALL documents should mention how to use USB images

Category: kern

Severity: serious

kern/32106
[high priority, open] config_search and config_found changes not documented
kern/33952
[high priority, open] There is no documentation for "Wedges"
kern/9920
[medium priority, open] gre and ipip documentation not complete, wrong, or something
kern/26709
[medium priority, open] ath(4) lacks sysctls & more
kern/32430
[medium priority, open] There is no documentation on genfs nor its gop's
kern/34277
[medium priority, open] the documentation invlan(4) and ifconfig(8) about VLANs in incomplete
kern/38887
[medium priority, open] manual pages should describe basic realtime info better
kern/41361
[medium priority, open] machfb(4) manual page missing
kern/45711
[medium priority, open] integrity properties of file systems are badly documented
kern/47115
[medium priority, open] rules for mutex_owned, rw_write_held, &c., are not clear
kern/49265
[medium priority, open] struct uvmexp{,_sysctl} contents lightly documented
kern/21345
[low priority, open] Many i386 device man pages are missing
kern/46883
[low priority, open] wsdisplay(4) documentation needs improvements
kern/47170
[low priority, open] wskbd(4) should document what's read(2) from the device
kern/47457
[low priority, open] link address related ioctls are undocumented

Severity: non-critical

kern/21213
[medium priority, open] no help available on function "pci_intr_evcnt"
kern/34146
[medium priority, open] scsi(4) manpage doesn't match with sys/scsiio.h
kern/44873
[medium priority, open] Note that FILEASSOC is needed for veriexec in sparc - fix included
kern/45445
[medium priority, open] cxgb(4) is undocumented
kern/46149
[medium priority, open] Multiboot man page does not mention how to boot with Grub2 ( patch included )
kern/46240
[medium priority, open] options(4) and/or ddb(4) should mention ddb_vgapost
kern/52064
[medium priority, open] The empty file has copyright declaration.
kern/52472
[medium priority, open] Under-documentation of scope handling in KAME IPv6
kern/12920
[low priority, open] com(4) doesn't document ibuf floods
kern/17997
[low priority, open] RND_COM still broken on i386?
kern/21080
[low priority, open] boot(8) for some archs needs note about options
kern/35781
[low priority, open] bus_space(9) and bus_dma(9) atomic?
kern/39037
[low priority, open] driver(9) does not describe about CFATTACH_DECL_NEW
kern/40448
[low priority, open] machdep.powersave not documented and can't change
kern/41884
[low priority, open] manual for st(4) say different behaviou for enrst devices
kern/44759
[low priority, open] CFATTACH_DECL* macros should be better documented
kern/44761
[low priority, open] More autoconf(9) functions should be documented
kern/45277
[low priority, open] vfsops(9) and internals guide miss several functions; XXX cleared for internals guide
kern/50474
[low priority, open] the internal mutex(9) types are undocumented
kern/50568
[low priority, open] No man pages for {rw,mutex}_obj_*
kern/52228
[low priority, open] posix_fallocate

Category: lib

Severity: serious

lib/11172
[high priority, open] the `heimdal' krb5 library documentation is severely lacking
lib/39244
[medium priority, open] ioctl(2) doesn't describe domains of ioctl commands
lib/47554
[medium priority, open] NetBSD 6.0.1 last(1) looks busted
lib/52519
[low priority, open] mprotect(2) man page ERRORS section is pathetic

Severity: non-critical

lib/20108
[medium priority, open] KERN_LWP sysctl documentation missing
lib/36789
[medium priority, open] openssl command man-pages referenced incorrectly
lib/46717
[medium priority, open] libquota(3) enhancements
lib/50385
[medium priority, open] signal(3) doesn't mention sig_atomic_t
lib/13953
[low priority, open] crypto(3) has bad cross references
lib/42596
[low priority, open] getopt_long(3) manual does not mention + and - leading character in optstring parameter
lib/43919
[low priority, open] EFAULT is not documented in aio_read
lib/44208
[low priority, open] puffs_ops(3) doesn't document advlock
lib/49534
[low priority, open] nsdispatch(3) manpage should document that gethostbyname and gethostbyaddr are now called with struct getnamaddr *

Category: misc

Severity: serious

misc/37298
[medium priority, open] "apropos emul" doesn't return anything useful
misc/39024
[medium priority, open] Renovated mail-index.netbsd.org lacks "overview by date" page
misc/39429
[medium priority, open] improve IEEE 802.11 documentation
misc/41802
[medium priority, open] The add disk in the guide is bad.
misc/42284
[medium priority, open] dlfcn(3) doesn't document dlinfo
misc/44173
[medium priority, open] dump(8) format is not documented

Severity: non-critical

misc/36687
[medium priority, open] su man page out of date
misc/38979
[medium priority, open] Document syscalls of src/sys/kern/sys_sched.c
misc/40083
[medium priority, open] bsd.README should document SHLIB_MAJOR/MINOR/TEENY variables
misc/41010
[medium priority, open] FTP Mirror list is outdated
misc/43177
[medium priority, open] OpenSSL manual pages render badly into HTML
misc/44811
[medium priority, open] NetBSD WWW hardware support list should split out NICs by network type
misc/48968
[medium priority, open] Man page documentation for COMPAT_NETBSD32 is out of date
misc/49221
[medium priority, open] Information lost in man page zic.8
misc/50864
[medium priority, open] kernel configuration instructions error
misc/51642
[medium priority, open] anoncvs mirror list should mention the sha256 key fingerprints
misc/8109
[low priority, open] exports(5) is wrong about exporting multiple directories in filesystem
misc/22433
[low priority, open] More GPRS trivia for GPRS page.
misc/29875
[low priority, open] NetBSD Guide chap-net-{practice,misc} patch commit request
misc/35119
[low priority, open] some architectures lack boot(8) man-page
misc/35254
[low priority, open] telnet (and others?) provide false/misleading/useless error message for name resolution failure
misc/35466
[low priority, open] more history in hier(7) would be nice
misc/36243
[low priority, open] cgdconfig manual page correction: document -n flag; add -V to -g case; omit -n in -g case
misc/36580
[low priority, open] sk(4) man page has contradictory info. re. checksum support
misc/36697
[low priority, open] unexpanded variable in dhcpd.leases(5)
misc/37387
[low priority, open] kernel internals documentation omission
misc/37578
[low priority, open] bce(4) man page change
misc/37981
[low priority, open] shell builtin manpages are for csh(1) only...
misc/39163
[low priority, open] Minor mistakes in ISC dhcp-options(5) and dhclient-script(8) manpages.
misc/39327
[low priority, open] incoherent socket man pages
misc/40641
[low priority, open] Serial port docs show pinout backwards
misc/41775
[low priority, open] `.St -ieee1275-94' not documented in mdoc.samples
misc/42929
[low priority, open] Add quickstart guide to the documentation for newbies
misc/43256
[low priority, open] zfs manual pages are confusing
misc/43348
[low priority, open] driver(9) man page has strange examples
misc/43913
[low priority, open] man pages for ldap_get_option and ldap_set_option missing
misc/43926
[low priority, open] lwres(3) and lwresd(8) refer to resolver(5) which does not exist
misc/46928
[low priority, open] nand(9) man page doesn't exist
misc/47264
[low priority, open] Error indexing man pages
misc/49042
[low priority, open] Minor man page amendents for ipfstat(8)
misc/49827
[low priority, open] pfil(9) man page is not updated
misc/50895
[low priority, open] /usr/share/doc/papers needs more papers.

Category: pkg

Severity: serious

pkg/48700
[medium priority, open] (net/cacti) MESSAGE contains extra '/etc' strings in its instruction
pkg/49441
[medium priority, open] GPG key that signs the pkg-vulnerabilities file is extremely had to find
pkg/50156
[medium priority, open] pkg_install.conf(5) wrong default file location description

Severity: non-critical

pkg/36371
[medium priority, open] SU_CMD, sudo and cyclic dependancy
pkg/41784
[medium priority, open] pkgsrc guide 15.2 should mention INSTALL_MAKE_FLAGS
pkg/48177
[medium priority, open] the pkgsrc binary package installation instructions are lacking
pkg/50145
[medium priority, open] samba4 man pages not installed
pkg/41299
[low priority, analyzed] net/netbsd-iscsi-initiator: bad HOMEPAGE
pkg/47668
[low priority, open] rplayd has wrong paths in man page
pkg/48994
[low priority, open] pkgsrc bootstrap broken on current OS/X [10.9 w clang compiler] when using a tarball, instructions at
pkg/49216
[low priority, open] published pkgsrc guide pdf is outdate
pkg/50622
[low priority, open] x11/xscreensaver's MESSAGE file potentially misleading

Category: port-acorn26

Severity: serious

port-acorn26/21266
[medium priority, open] this port has no intro(4) man page

Category: port-alpha

Severity: non-critical

port-alpha/51926
[low priority, open] The alpha EM_ALPHA and EM_ALPHA_EXP machine type handling seems out-of-date

Category: port-amd64

Severity: serious

port-amd64/36350
[medium priority, open] Many man pages missing on amd64

Severity: non-critical

port-amd64/49528
[low priority, open] Certain manuals present in 6.1.2 are missing in 6.1.5.
port-amd64/51748
[low priority, open] Some missing manpages on amd64.

Category: port-evbarm

Severity: non-critical

port-evbarm/50806
[medium priority, open] Problems encountered installing 7.0 to a SATA drive on a Banana Pi
port-evbarm/48468
[low priority, open] reverse2500@gmail.com

Category: port-hpcmips

Severity: critical

port-hpcmips/51752
[high priority, open] Post install instructions, inc installer, unclear for Hpcmips & IBM Z50

Category: port-i386

Severity: serious

port-i386/13174
[low priority, open] i386-FAQ booting 2nd disk from NT's boot menu
port-i386/34986
[low priority, open] Note that Dynamic Allocation of System RAM as VIdeo RAM must be disabled in system BIOS

Severity: non-critical

port-i386/28588
[low priority, open] update the guide for setting up RAIDframe on 2.0
port-i386/43706
[low priority, open] ral(4) man page error for mediaopt syntax, Ad-Hoc or IBSS operation

Category: port-mac68k

Severity: serious

port-mac68k/37474
[high priority, open] After installing a system, booting into it, and mounting /, I get a message saying that the magic numbers don't match upon reboot.

Category: port-macppc

Severity: non-critical

port-macppc/43952
[medium priority, open] broken download link for Apple's System Disk Utility SystemDisk2.3.1.smi.bin
port-macppc/45186
[low priority, open] install quirk documentation

Category: port-next68k

Severity: non-critical

port-next68k/52377
[low priority, open] Wrong information in zs(4) manual page

Category: port-sparc

Severity: non-critical

port-sparc/45480
[low priority, open] apc(4) is not documented

Category: port-xen

Severity: non-critical

port-xen/37392
[low priority, open] Xen trademark policy changed

Category: standards

Severity: non-critical

standards/40554
[medium priority, open] >& -operator incorrectly documented in sh(1) man page
standards/49999
[medium priority, open] the history and standards conformance of pselect(2) is not documented
standards/47616
[low priority, open] Manuals backdate multibyte functions to ANSI C, though A stands for American (the "big ten inch")

Category: toolchain

Severity: serious

toolchain/49535
[medium priority, open] Examples in BUILDING don't work as-is

Severity: non-critical

toolchain/8282
[low priority, analyzed] PSD for make not in sync with program and manpage
toolchain/23821
[low priority, open] make's chdir to ./obj is undocumented
toolchain/47019
[low priority, open] Todo: check build knobs MKEXTSRC, MKARZERO, MKMANDOC
toolchain/48712
[low priority, open] BUGURL for gcc is incorrect
toolchain/50653
[low priority, open] Error in the example section

Category: xsrc

Severity: non-critical

xsrc/49035
[low priority, open] Some XOrg man pages miss keywords substitution

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