PATCH: kdebase/kioslave/man/man2html.cpp

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Thu Jan 7 15:32:44 GMT 2010

Em Quinta-feira 07 Janeiro 2010, às 14:47:02, Michael Pyne escreveu:
> On Thursday 07 January 2010 03:57:56 Dawit A. wrote:
> > The attached one liner patch allows links within a manpage to correctly
> > resolve when using QtWebKit. Any objections to it being committed ?
> > 
> > Note that this does not break anything when using khtml since it is not
> > as strict when it comes to this things and works fine either way...
> The patch looks OK to me although I will say that I'm not sure exactly of
> URI specification and so I don't know whether man:foo or man:/foo is the
> more- correct abuse of URIs. ;)
> (For those wondering, the patch simply converts man:foo links to other man
> pages to man:/foo)

Both URIs are correct, but they are not the same thing.

The difference is of whether the path is relative or not. If you're on 
info:/libc/bar.html and you get a link to man:foo.html, the resolution will 
cause it to become man:/libc/foo.html.

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