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/163177  doc        [patch] man page for gnats(7) incorrectly lists gnatsd
o docs/163149  doc        [patch] Red Hat Linux/i386 9 HTML format sudo man page
o docs/163119  doc        mktemp(3) is referring to (now) non-existent gcc optio
o docs/163043  doc        [patch] gsched.8: remove reference to gsched_as
o docs/162775  doc        Document some undocumented zpool import options
o docs/162765  doc        [patch] lseek(2) may return successful although no see
o docs/162699  doc        Handbook/Upgrading instructions: should mention delete
o docs/162433  doc        [handbook] QEMU instructions for FreeBSD guests
o docs/162419  doc        [request] please document (new) zfs and zpool cmdline 
o docs/162404  doc        [handbook] IPv6 link-local address compared with IPv4 
o docs/162380  doc        Documentation lacking for getfacl/setfacl
p docs/162265  doc        [Patch] ipfw.8: Documentation clarity
o docs/162172  doc        rctl manpage erroneously lists nproc
a docs/161808  doc        Missing documentation critical to correct usage of uui
o docs/161804  doc        New documentation: French translation for building-pro
o docs/161754  doc        p4tcc(4), est(4) and qpi(4) are not documented
o docs/161588  doc        Missing "-l name" option from pw(8) USER section
o docs/161496  doc        zfs(1): Please document that sysctl vfs.usermount must
o docs/161057  doc        [handbook] Error in section 18.17.4 of the handbook
o docs/160491  doc        [patch] reaper of the dead: remove ancient FAQ entries
o docs/160460  doc        [handbook] Network setup guide suggestion
o docs/160447  doc        [handbook] Developer's Handbook contains some outdated
o docs/160446  doc        [handbook] Handbook sound setup seems outdated
o docs/160445  doc        [handbook] Handbook does not mention ACL
o docs/160399  doc        Man page for re(4) missing jumbo frames info
o docs/159898  doc        [patch] libusb.3 whitespace, markup, grammar fixes
o docs/159854  doc        [patch] grammar updates for carp.4
o docs/159551  doc        [patch] ports(7) makes no mention of LOCALBASE
o docs/159307  doc        [patch] lpd smm chapter unconditionally installed
o docs/159298  doc        [handbook] document Konqueror with Webkit support to i
o docs/158813  doc        [patch] grammar updates for jme(4)
o docs/158388  doc        Incorrect documentation of LOCAL_SCRIPT in release(7) 
o docs/158387  doc        The tree(3) man should mention the RB_FOREACH_SAFE() A
o docs/158378  doc        cpio/bsdcpio(1) man page does not document -0 and --nu
o docs/157908  doc        [handbook] Description of post-install should include 
o docs/157698  doc        [patch] gpart(8) man page contains old/incorrect size 
o docs/157453  doc        [patch] document 16-fib cap in setfib.2
o docs/157452  doc        [patch] grammar and style nits in ipfw.8
o docs/157337  doc        [handbook] [patch] Indentation changes to network serv
o docs/157316  doc        [patch] update devstat(9) man page
o docs/157234  doc        [patch] nullfs(5): //proc/curproc/file returns "unknow
o docs/157049  doc        FreeBSD Handbook: Chapter 14 (Security) Inaccuracy
o docs/156955  doc        bug in share/man/man2/setsockopt.2
a docs/156920  doc        isspecial(3) is not helpful
o docs/156815  doc        chmod(1): manpage should describe that chmod kicks +t 
o docs/156689  doc        stf(4) output-only documentation gives bad configurati
f docs/156187  doc        [handbook] [patch] Add bsnmpd to handbook
o docs/156081  doc        troff falls with troff.core with UTF-8 man with incorr
o docs/155989  doc        [patch] Fix offset in boot.config(5)
o docs/155982  doc        [handbook] reaper of the dead: remove reference to flo
o docs/155773  doc        dialog(1): dialog manpages not updated
o docs/155149  doc        [patch] don't encourage using xorg.conf outside of PRE
o docs/154838  doc        update cvs-tags information on releng_* to reflect sup
o docs/153958  doc        ksu man-page documented, but not installed
o docs/153738  doc        [patch] Docuement requirement to alter some sysctls wh
a docs/153012  doc        [patch] iostat(8) requires an argument to -c option
o docs/151752  doc        pw.conf(5) doesn't define format for file clearly
o docs/150991  doc        [patch] Install upgtfw using pkg_add as advised in upg
o docs/150917  doc        [patch] icmp.4, wrong description of icmplim and icmpl
o docs/150877  doc        ambiguity in newsyslog(8) man page about zfs with comp
o docs/150255  doc        dtrace description should mention makeoptions DEBUG=-g
o docs/150219  doc        zfs(8) manual page misses jail/unjail
o docs/149574  doc        [patch] update mi_switch(9) man page
o docs/149051  doc        [request] No document for clang or clang++
o docs/149047  doc        [patch] tcsh(1) bears no mention of brace expansion in
o docs/148987  doc        [patch] {MD[245]|SHA_|SHA1_|SHA256_}{End|File|FileChun
o docs/148984  doc        [handbook] Mistake in section 16.15.4 of the handbook
o docs/148680  doc        [sysctl][patch] Document some sys/kern sysctls
o docs/148071  doc        Failover mode between wired and wireless interfaces
o docs/147995  doc        elf.5 man page has has missing reference
o docs/146958  doc        bad link to "XaQti XMAC II datasheet" in sk(4) manual 
o docs/146521  doc        [handbook] Update IPv6 system handbook section to ment
o docs/145719  doc        [patch] 7.3 relnotes erroneously describes new getpage
o docs/145699  doc        hexdump(1) mutes all format qualifier output following
o docs/145644  doc        Add artical about creating manpage from scratch
o docs/145069  doc        Dialup firewalling with FreeBSD article out dated.
o docs/145066  doc        Update for new uart dev names for serial port.
s docs/144818  doc        all mailinglist archives dated 19970101 contain traili
o docs/144630  doc        [patch] domainname(1) manpage contains old information
o docs/144537  doc        Missing _mdconfig_list and _mdconfig2_list explanation
o docs/144515  doc        [handbook] Expand handbook Table of contents
o docs/144488  doc        share/examples/etc/make.conf: contains dangerous examp
o docs/143850  doc        procfs(5) manpage for status > controlling terminal is
o docs/143416  doc        [handbook] IPFW handbook page issues
o docs/143408  doc        man filedesc(9) is missing
o docs/142168  doc        [patch] ld(1): ldd(1) not mentioned in ld(1) manpage
o docs/141032  doc        misleading documentation for rtadvd.conf(5) raflags se
s docs/140847  doc        [request] add documentation on ECMP and new route args
p docs/140457  doc        [patch] Grammar fix for isspace(3)
o docs/140444  doc        [patch] New Traditional Chinese translation of custom-
o docs/140375  doc        [UPDATE] Updated zh_TW.Big5/articles/nanobsd
o docs/139336  doc        [request] ZFS documentation suggestion
o docs/139165  doc        gssapi.3 man page out of sync with between crypto and 
o docs/139018  doc        translation of submitting.sgml from docproj/submitting
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/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/136035  doc        ftpchroot(5) omits an important option
o docs/135516  doc        [patch] pax(1) manual not mentioning chflags unawarene
o docs/135475  doc        [patch] jot(1) manpage and behaviour differ
o docs/134123  doc        The RUNQUEUE(9) man page is out of date
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/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/131918  doc        [patch] Fixes for the BPF(4) man page
o docs/131626  doc        [patch] dump(8) "recommended" cache option confusing
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/129464  doc        using packages system
o docs/129095  doc        ipfw(8): Can not check that packet originating/destine
s 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
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/121585  doc        [handbook] Wrong multicast specification
s docs/121541  doc        [request] no man pages for wlan_scan_ap
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/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
o docs/118902  doc        [patch] wrong signatures in d2i_RSAPublicKey man pages
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/116116  doc        mktemp (3) re/move note
o docs/116080  doc        PREFIX is documented, but not the more important LOCAL
p 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/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
p 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/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/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/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/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/81611   doc        [patch] natd runs with -same_ports by default
o docs/78480   doc        Networked printer setup unnecessarily complex in handb
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
o docs/57298   doc        [patch] add using compact flash cards info to handbook
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/51480   doc        Multiple undefined references in the FreeBSD manual pa
o docs/50211   doc        [patch] fix textfile creation
o docs/48101   doc        [patch] Add documentation on the fixit disk
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

207 problems total.

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