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/182218  doc        Add an ipfilter rc.conf option in handbook for IPv6
o docs/182202  doc        Handbook pkgng description doesn't mention there are n
o docs/181845  doc        Virtualbox Host Setup needs acd0 in /etc/devfs.conf, a
o docs/181844  doc        FreeBSD Handbook Virtualbox Host Section missing confi
o docs/181808  doc        Chapter 15.15 (Resource Limits) misses important infor
o docs/181785  doc        [patch] Man page for tmpfile() is inconsistent
o docs/181390  doc        seq(1) first appeared in 8th UNIX
o docs/181376  doc        CLOCK_THREAD_CPUTIME_ID is not documented in clock_get
o docs/181280  doc        suggestion: split zfs man page in a zfs-<command> way 
o docs/181134  doc        Fix example for boot0cfg utility
o docs/180970  doc        [request] No manpage for ps_strings
o docs/180767  doc        [patch] printf.3: fix off-by-one in snprintf descripti
o docs/180493  doc        [handbook] Single-user mode console confusion
o docs/180332  doc        SSD Kernel Instructions Out of Date: options MFS throw
o docs/180331  doc        SSD Kernel Instructions Out of Date: options MD_ROOT a
o docs/180330  doc        SSD Kernel Instructions Out of Date: pseudo-device no 
o docs/180027  doc        Missing man page entries for callout_reset_sbt in time
o docs/179988  doc        [faq] [patch] ThwackAFAQ - sandbox
p docs/179914  doc        remove inactive user dougb from mergemaster maintainer
o docs/179832  doc        manual page of mac_from_text suggests incorrect freein
o docs/179697  doc        Handbook incomplete WRT Opera flash usage (linproc)
o docs/179497  doc        [patch] service.8 add csh completion example
o docs/179246  doc        [patch] gnome porting updates
o docs/178818  doc        gmirror(8) says to use rc.early which is no longer ava
o docs/178730  doc        move roff papers out of src into doc
o docs/178677  doc        *** [article.html] Error code 1 Stop in /usr/doc.
o docs/178286  doc        [PATCH] document the LOCAL_* vars in build(7)
o docs/178221  doc        Addition to handbook jails chapter: warning about make
o www/178190   doc        myths web page should be updated
o docs/178119  doc        [ports] Porter's handbook lacks examples for using Opt
o docs/177968  doc        bpf(4): documentation of BIOCROTZBUF is incomplete
o docs/177699  doc        Documentation (handbook and manpage) for mac_biba does
o docs/177514  doc        [handbook] ZFS examples do not cover dataset creation 
o docs/177457  doc        diskinfo(8): diskinfo -v shows inacurate drive size
o docs/177431  doc        Handbook & Announcements recommend poor dd options for
o docs/177429  doc        dd(1) man page is unclear about semantics of conv=sync
o docs/177215  doc        [handbook] [patch] FreeBSD uses SHA512 and no more MD5
o docs/177056  doc        typo in link in handbook section 31.4.16
o docs/176806  doc        recv(2) man page grammatical fixes
o docs/176648  doc        restore(8) man page is misleading/confusing
o docs/176645  doc        The example in netmap.4 is wrong
o docs/176583  doc        getifaddrs(3) - struct ifa_data not exist
o docs/176363  doc        Remove mention of 'CVSup' from "Mirroring FreeBSD arti
o docs/176355  doc        Attribution and correction of quote in fortune
o docs/176251  doc        FreeBSD Handbook assumes too much pre-knowledge
o docs/176127  doc        [handbook] add information about all missing mailing l
o docs/176125  doc        missing summary of freebsd-jail mailing list
o docs/176123  doc        missing summary of freebsd-sysinstall mailing list
o docs/176015  doc        [handbook] wrong order in docs for major upgrade
o docs/175995  doc        Setting MALLOC_PRODUCTION stops buildworld
o docs/175983  doc        man zfs are missing "hold, release" from "zfs allow"
o docs/175712  doc        Update 'disk naming' handbook page
o docs/175687  doc        pthread_setschedparam(3) may fail for undocumented rea
o docs/175560  doc        ugen(4) man page contains incorrect device node path
o docs/175239  doc        sem_wait can be interrupted
o docs/175123  doc        [geom] gpart list/status isn't documented in usage sec
o docs/174868  doc        mount(2) doesn't do a good job at describing all possi
o docs/174792  doc        synopsis for nsupdate(1) missing options -L, and -p
o docs/174581  doc        man page of recvmsg(2) does not mention return value 0
o docs/173710  doc        Added section "MTP storage" to handbook
o docs/173539  doc        [patch] statfs(2) man page missed the error code ENOSY
o docs/173321  doc        ports(7) man page -- no info on building with debuggin
o docs/173013  doc        FreeBSD Boot Menu documentation lacks detail
o docs/172927  doc        ipfw(8): ipfw manual page doesn't show simpliest NAT c
o docs/172913  doc        [ipsec] [patch] setkey(8) is unclear on anti-replay wi
o docs/172869  doc        [PATCH] Add in nifty lang icons to index.html (home)
o docs/172743  doc        IPv6 handbooks lacks info about accepting router adver
o docs/172626  doc        [PATCH] modify the community/* pages to look more plea
o docs/172370  doc        [handbook] Handbook should be updated for Blu-Ray driv
o docs/172369  doc        mkisofs(8)/growisofs(1m) don't specify UDF version
o docs/172368  doc        mount_udf(8) doesn't specify which versions of UDF are
o docs/172367  doc        ata(4) man page needs an updated for Blu-Ray
o docs/172330  doc        [PATCH] Fix some errors introduced to announce.xml by 
o docs/172144  doc        psignal(9) manpage is outdated for FreeBSD-9 systems
o docs/172137  doc        deprecated information for adduser(8) man pages
o docs/171199  doc        the GDB man page is outdated
o docs/170691  doc        Difference between zfs manpages and reality
o docs/170119  doc        at behaviour and man at inconsistency
o docs/169712  doc        [patch] porters-handbook zh_TW.Big5 apache section
o docs/169711  doc        [patch] porters-handbook zh_CN.GB2312 apache section
o docs/169544  doc        serial port console documentation changes
s docs/169401  doc        passify dead links in release links, move www to lists
o docs/169377  doc        [patch] ipmon(8) man page refers to a different facili
o docs/169317  doc        zfs umount refers to umount(1M) but should to umount(8
o docs/169158  doc        [patch] iasl(8) man page is out of date
f docs/168939  doc        Port upgrade documentation missing from Application Ja
o docs/168930  doc        map_mincore(9) not up-to-date
o docs/168915  doc        size of integers used by test(1) and sh(1) is not docu
o docs/168823  doc        404s in fr_FR French web pages
o docs/168814  doc        [patch] remove `d` negative pointer EINVAL requirement
o docs/168803  doc        Remove outdated smp info
o docs/167429  doc        geli(8) needs to mention unencrypted /etc/fstab requir
o docs/166553  doc        find(1): find -delete documentation is misleading
o docs/166358  doc        No networking in Jail build via: handbook/jail-tuning
o conf/166330  doc        [rc] [patch] Thin server configuration revision reques
o docs/165551  doc        ipfw(8): no info in "ipfw pipe show" about ipv6
o docs/165249  doc        Multibyte characters in manpages still not displaying 
o docs/164803  doc        Unclear manual page for mount_unionfs(8)
o docs/164620  doc        Raid 1 issues
o docs/164099  doc        gparm(8): man page for gparm set is incorrect and inco
o docs/164034  doc        acl(9) documentation lacking
o docs/163879  doc        [handbook] handbook does not say about how to force to
o docs/163830  doc        device smbios: missing documentation, no manpage
o docs/163149  doc        [patch] Red Hat Linux/i386 9 HTML format sudo man page
o docs/162765  doc        [patch] lseek(2) may return successful although no see
o docs/162587  doc        unclear/incomplete description of per-interface statis
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/161754  doc        p4tcc(4), est(4) and qpi(4) are not documented
o docs/161496  doc        zfs(1): Please document that sysctl vfs.usermount must
o docs/160460  doc        [handbook] Network setup guide suggestion
o docs/160446  doc        [handbook] Handbook sound setup seems outdated
o docs/160399  doc        Man page for re(4) missing jumbo frames info
o docs/159307  doc        [patch] lpd smm chapter unconditionally installed
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/157908  doc        [handbook] Description of post-install should include 
o docs/157698  doc        [patch] gpart(8) man page contains old/incorrect size 
o docs/157316  doc        [patch] update devstat(9) man page
o docs/157049  doc        FreeBSD Handbook: Chapter 14 (Security) Inaccuracy
o 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/155982  doc        [handbook] reaper of the dead: remove reference to flo
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
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/149574  doc        [patch] update mi_switch(9) man page
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/146521  doc        [handbook] Update IPv6 system handbook section to ment
o docs/145699  doc        hexdump(1) mutes all format qualifier output following
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/144515  doc        [handbook] Expand handbook Table of contents
o docs/143472  doc        gethostname(3) references undefined value: HOST_NAME_M
o docs/143416  doc        [handbook] IPFW handbook page issues
o docs/143408  doc        man filedesc(9) is missing
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
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/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/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
o docs/128356  doc        [request] add Firefox plugin for FreeBSD manual pages
s docs/127844  doc        Example code skeleton_capture_n.c in meteor(4) manpage
o docs/126484  doc        libc function res-zonscut2 is not documented
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/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/118214  doc        close(2) error returns incomplete
o docs/116588  doc        No IPFW tables or dummynet in Handbook
o docs/116080  doc        PREFIX is documented, but not the more important LOCAL
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/112579  doc        [request] No ipv6 related pf examples in /usr/share/ex
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/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/110062  doc        [patch] mount_nfs(8) fails to mention a failure condit
o docs/109981  doc        No manual entry for post-grohtml
o docs/109977  doc        No manual entry for ksu
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/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/101271  doc        serial console documentation implies kernel rebuild re
o docs/100196  doc        man login.conf does explain not "unlimited"
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/95408   doc        install over serial console does not work as documente
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/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/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/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 kern/51341   doc        [ipfw] [patch] ipfw rule 'deny icmp from any to any ic
o docs/50211   doc        [patch] fix textfile creation
o docs/48101   doc        [patch] Add documentation on the fixit disk
o docs/47594   doc        [patch] passwd(5) incorrectly states allowed username 
o docs/45303   doc        Bug in PDF DocBook rendering
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/36724   doc        ipnat(5) manpage grammar is incomplete and inconsisten
s docs/33589   doc        [patch] to to post process .tex files.
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

251 problems total.

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