Broken documentation URLs

Marco Barisione marco@barisione.org
Fri Oct 13 13:26:05 GMT 2023


On 13 Oct 2023, at 14:16, Mark Wielaard <mark@klomp.org> wrote:
> 
> On Fri, 2023-10-13 at 15:08 +0200, Mark Wielaard wrote:
>> As far as I know the onlinedocs are generated by the gdbadmin
>> through the /home/gdbadmin/ss/update-web-docs script.
>> See the /home/gdbadmin/ss/update-web-docs/HOWTO
>> 
>> I think this script would be responsible for creating a symlink or
>> redirect.
>> 
>> I just don't know what the official procedure is for updating that
>> script or how it is run (through a cronjob?)
>> 
>> Joel do you know?
> 
> I still like to know how this exactly works. But there is no urgency. 
> 
> Frank already fixed the "root cause" by adding an explicit redirect in
> the httpd conf.d.
> 
> RedirectMatch permanent "/gdb/onlinedocs/gdb(.*)" "/gdb/current/onlinedocs/gdb.html$1"
> 
> So the script doesn't need to be changed.

I would like to understand more as well to know which URL is the
canonical one that should be linked from other websites.


-- 
Marco Barisione



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