Current unassigned doc problem reports

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The following is a listing of current problems submitted by FreeBSD users.
These represent problem reports covering all versions including
experimental development code and obsolete releases.

S Tracker      Resp.      Description
o docs/139705  doc        [patch] tunefs(8) man page bugs section ambiguous on a
o docs/139682  doc        [PATCH] dialog(1) man page does not mention radiolist 
o docs/139681  doc        [PATCH] new article on creating an internal FreeBSD Up
o docs/139605  doc        [patch] Add basic examples to usbconfig(8)
o docs/139603  doc        [patch] Clarify subpixel smoothing for fonts in Handbo
p docs/139370  doc        [PATCH] de(4) manual page typo
o docs/139336  doc        ZFS documentation suggestion
o docs/139230  doc        mknod(8) references /sys/conf/majors
o docs/139165  doc        gssapi.3 man page out of sync with between crypto and 
o docs/139153  doc        the hier(7) man page needs to be updated
o docs/139095  doc        new article on creating an internal FreeBSD Update Ser
o docs/139018  doc        translation of submitting.sgml from docproj/submitting
o docs/138887  doc        manpage ports(7) incorrect
o docs/138845  doc        Exceeding kern.ipc.maxpipekva refers to tuning(7) whic
o docs/138663  doc        system(3) man page confuses users about "return value 
o docs/138485  doc        bpf(4) and ip(4) man pages missing important corner ca
o docs/138206  doc        [patch] ntp(1): not enabled function, and false manual
o docs/138204  doc        invalid reference in manual less(1)
o docs/137762  doc        [handbook] proposed: mention "make delete-old" in sec 
o docs/137171  doc        [patch] replacement of k8temp(4) by amdtemp(4) isn't r
o docs/136918  doc        [patch] grammar fixes to locking.9
o docs/136712  doc        [handbook] [patch] draft new section on gmirror per pa
o docs/136666  doc        [handbook] Configure serial port for remote kernel deb
o docs/136100  doc        change FreeBSD Ports distfiles survey's url to portsco
o docs/136035  doc        ftpchroot(5) omits an important option
p docs/136029  doc        MALLOC_PRODUCTION knob should be mentioned somewhere, 
o docs/135999  doc        Netgear GS105v3 should be added to list of switches th
o docs/135676  doc        FAQ About The FreeBSD Mailing Lists doesn't mention ma
o docs/135516  doc        pax(1) manual not mentioning chflags unawareness
o docs/135475  doc        [patch] jot(1) manpage and behaviour differ
o docs/135165  doc        [patch] make(1) fixes: punctuation, typos, tweaks
o docs/134376  doc        pthread(3): pthread manpages don't mention that PTHREA
o docs/134226  doc        /usr/share/examples/ftpd/ftpd.conf does not exist.
o docs/134222  doc        installation failure of japanese docs
o docs/134123  doc        The RUNQUEUE(9) man page is out of date
o docs/134074  doc        [patch] locking.9 man page slight enhancements
o docs/133567  doc        [patch] doc/Makefile switch to csup
o docs/133245  doc        french handbook 27.3.5 amd.conf
o docs/133228  doc        handbook 23.3.5 screenmap section is confusing
o docs/133186  doc        [patch] powerd(8) man page errors
o docs/133118  doc        [patch] Error in getopt (1) manual EXAMPLES section
o docs/132959  doc        [patch] description mismatches on xterm/termcap, fortu
o docs/132884  doc        [request] No manpage for SYSINIT and SYSUNINIT
o docs/132839  doc        [patch] Fix example script in ldap-auth article
o docs/132718  doc        [handbook] Information about adding a new mirror is ou
o docs/132311  doc        [patch] man5/nsmb.conf.5
o docs/132260  doc        dhcpd(8) pid not stored in documented location
o docs/132190  doc        EPERM explanation for send(2), sendto(2), and sendmsg(
o docs/132113  doc        [handbook] Update handbook jails creation
o docs/131918  doc        [patch] Fixes for the BPF(4) man page
o docs/131684  doc        [patch] articles/linux-comparison: replace Addenda by 
o docs/131590  doc        [patch] whitespace-only change of developers-handbook/
o docs/130895  doc        [patch] No man page installed for padlock(4) on amd64 
o docs/130364  doc        Man page for top needs explanation of CPU states
o docs/130238  doc        nfs.lockd man page doesn't mention NFSLOCKD option or 
o docs/129671  doc        New TCP chapter for Developer's Handbook (from rwatson
o docs/129095  doc        ipfw(8): Can not check that packet originating/destine
o docs/128524  doc        No geom documentation for loading gjournal(8)
o docs/128356  doc        [request] add Firefox plugin for FreeBSD manual pages
o docs/127908  doc        [patch] readdir(3) error documentation
s docs/127844  doc        Example code skeleton_capture_n.c in meteor(4) manpage
o docs/126590  doc        [patch] Write routine called forever in Sample Echo Ps
o docs/126484  doc        libc function res-zonscut2 is not documented
o docs/125921  doc        lpd(8) talks about blocks in minfree while it is KB in
o docs/125751  doc        man 3 pthread_getschedparam section ERRORS incomplete
f docs/122052  doc        minor update on handbook section 20.7.1
o docs/121952  doc        Handbook chapter on Network Address Translation wrong 
o docs/121871  doc        ftpd does not interpret configuration files as documen
o docs/121585  doc        [handbook] Wrong multicast specification
o docs/121565  doc        dhcp-options(5) manpage incorrectly formatted omitting
s docs/121541  doc        [request] no man pages for wlan_scan_ap
o bin/121424   doc        [patch] [ipfw] Rectify ambiguous English in manual
o docs/121312  doc        RELNOTES_LANG breaks release if not en_US.ISO8859-1
o docs/121173  doc        [patch] mq_getattr(2): mq_flags mistakenly described a
s docs/120917  doc        [request]: Man pages mising for thr_xxx syscalls
o docs/120539  doc        Inconsistent ipfw's man page
o docs/120456  doc        ath(4) needs to specify requirement on wlan_scan_sta
o docs/120125  doc        [patch] Installing FreeBSD 7.0 via serial console and 
o docs/120024  doc        resolver(5) and hosts(5) need updated for IPv6
o docs/119545  doc        books/arch-handbook/usb/chapter.sgml formatting
a docs/119536  doc        a few typos in French handbook (basics)
o docs/118902  doc        [patch] wrong signatures in d2i_RSAPublicKey man pages
o docs/118332  doc        man page for top does not describe STATE column wait e
o docs/118214  doc        close(2) error returns incomplete
o docs/118020  doc        ipfilter(4): man pages query for man 4 ipfilter return
o docs/117747  doc        'break' system call needs a man page
o docs/116480  doc        sysctl(3) description of kern.file no longer applies s
o docs/116116  doc        mktemp (3) re/move note
o docs/115065  doc        [patch] sync ps.1 with p_flag and keywords
o docs/114371  doc        [patch] [ip6] rtadvd.con(5) should show how to adverti
o docs/114184  doc        [patch] [ndis]: add info to man 4 ndis
o docs/114139  doc        mbuf(9) has misleading comments on M_DONTWAIT and M_TR
o docs/113194  doc        [patch] [request] crontab.5: handling of day-in-month 
o docs/112804  doc        groff(1) command should be called to explicitly use "p
o docs/112682  doc        Handbook GEOM_GPT explanation does not provide accurat
o docs/111425  doc        Missing chunks of text in historical manpages
o docs/111265  doc        [request] Clarify how to set common shell variables
o docs/111147  doc        hostapd.conf is not documented
o docs/110999  doc        carp(4) should document unsupported interface types
o docs/110692  doc        wi(4) man page doesn't say WPA is not supported
o docs/110376  doc        [patch] add some more explanations for the iwi/ipw fir
o docs/110253  doc        [patch] rtprio(1): remove processing starvation commen
o docs/110062  doc        [patch] mount_nfs(8) fails to mention a failure condit
o docs/110061  doc        [patch] tuning(7) missing reference to vfs.read_max
o docs/109981  doc        No manual entry for post-grohtml
o docs/109977  doc        No manual entry for ksu
o docs/109973  doc        No manual entry for c++filt
o docs/109972  doc        No manual entry for zless/bzless
f docs/109226  doc        [request] No manual entry for sntp
o docs/109201  doc        [request]: manual for callbootd
a docs/108980  doc        list of missing man pages
o docs/108101  doc        /boot/default/loader.conf contains an incorrect commen
o docs/106135  doc        [request] articles/vinum needs to be updated
o docs/105608  doc        fdc(4) debugging description staled
o docs/104879  doc        Howto: Listen to IMA ADPCM .wav files on FreeBSD box
o docs/102719  doc        [patch] ng_bpf(4) example leads to unneeded promiscuos
o docs/101464  doc        sync ru_RU.KOI8-R/articles/portbuild/article.html with
o docs/100196  doc        man login.conf does explain not "unlimited"
o docs/99506   doc        FreeBSD Handbook addition:  IPv6 Server Settings
o docs/98974   doc        Missing tunables in loader(8) manpage
o docs/98115   doc        Missing parts after rendering handbook to RTF format
o docs/96207   doc        Comments of a sockaddr_un structure could confuse one
o docs/94625   doc        [patch] growfs man page -- document "panic: not enough
o docs/92626   doc        jail manpage should mention disabling some periodic sc
o docs/91506   doc        ndis(4) man page should be more specific about support
o docs/91174   doc        [REQUEST] Handbook: Addition of Oracle 9i installation
o docs/91149   doc        read(2) can return EINVAL for unaligned access to bloc
o docs/88512   doc        [patch] mount_ext2fs(8) man page has no details on lar
o docs/87936   doc        Handbook chapter on NIS/YP lacks good information on a
o docs/87857   doc        ifconfig(8) wireless options order matters
o docs/86342   doc        bikeshed entry of Handbook is wrong
o docs/85128   doc        [patch] loader.conf(5) autoboot_delay incompletly desc
o docs/84956   doc        [patch] intro(5) manpage doesn't mention API coverage
o docs/84932   doc        new document: printing with an Epson ALC-3000N on Free
o docs/84670   doc        [patch] tput(1) manpage missing ENVIRONMENT section wi
o docs/84317   doc        fdp-primer doesn't show class=USERNAME distinctively
o docs/84271   doc        [patch] compress(1) doesn't warn about nasty link hand
o docs/83820   doc        getino(3) manpage not installed
o docs/78480   doc        Networked printer setup unnecessarily complex in handb
o docs/63570   doc        [patch] Language cleanup for the Handbook's DNS sectio
o docs/61605   doc        [request] Improve documentation for i386 disk geometry
o docs/61301   doc        [patch] Manpage patch for aue(4) to enable HomePNA fun
o docs/59835   doc        ipfw(8) man page does not warn about accepted but mean
o docs/59477   doc        Outdated Info Documents at
o docs/59044   doc        [patch] does not properly handle a sour
s docs/54752   doc        bus_dma explained in ISA section in Handbook: should b
o docs/53751   doc        bus_dma(9) incorrectly documents BUS_DMA_ALLOCNOW
o docs/53596   doc        Updates to mt(1) manual page
o docs/53271   doc        bus_dma(9) fails to document alignment restrictions
o docs/50211   doc        [patch] fix textfile creation
o docs/48101   doc        [patch] add documentation on the fixit disk to the FAQ
o docs/43823   doc        [patch] update to environ(7) manpage
o docs/41089   doc        pax(1) -B option does not mention interaction with -z 
o docs/40423   doc        Keyboard(4)'s definition of parameters to GETFKEY/SETF
o docs/38982   doc        [patch] developers-handbook/Jail fix
o docs/38556   doc        EPS file of beastie, as addition to existing examples
s docs/35678   doc        docproj Makefiles for web are broken for paths with sp
s docs/33589   doc        [patch] to to post process .tex files.
a docs/30008   doc        [patch] French softupdates document should be translat
o docs/27605   doc        [patch] Cross-document references (<olink>)
o docs/26286   doc        *printf(3) etc should gain format string warnings
o docs/24786   doc        missing FILES descriptions in sa(4)
s docs/20028   doc        ASCII docs should reflect <emphasis> tags in the sourc

163 problems total.

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