jedfuns.txt.gz needs unzipping

Jörg Sommer joerg at
Thu Sep 29 20:55:11 UTC 2005

Hello G.,

G. Milde schrieb am Thu 29. Sep, 12:01 (+0200):
> Dear friends,
> After updating jed to 99.17-111, I get a lot of "undocumented" functions.
> JED's online help scans all `Jed_Doc_Files' for function|variable
> descriptions using get_doc_string_from_file(). This requires the files to be
> uncompressed (we discussed this for libfuns.txt).
> Here, Jed_Doc_Files contains
>    /usr/share/jed/doc/txt/jedfuns.txt 
>    /usr/share/jed/doc/txt/libfuns.txt 
>    //share/doc/slang/v2/slangfun.txt  

At me it is /usr/share/doc/libslang2/slangfun.txt

> Both, jedfuns.txt and slangfun.txt are gzipped in 99.17-111.

The jedfuns.txt was a fault of mine. I wrote "jed_funs.txt" in the
excludes list.

We should talk to John if he plans to drop support for Jed_Doc_Files,
because get_doc_files() exists and it is supported by
get_doc_string_from_file(). I would prefer dropping support for

> The strange path to slangfun.txt is the value of the variable
> _slang_doc_dir (but I did not find out where it is set).

It's a slang internal variable. What version do you use?

slang2 (2.0.4-4) unstable; urgency=low

  * Correct _slang_doc_dir to /usr/share/doc/libslang2. Closes: #317582.

Regards, Jörg.
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