[PD-dev] Work on "help" menu and help-patch searching spec

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Tue Apr 26 01:05:10 CEST 2005

On Apr 25, 2005, at 8:00 AM, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:

> Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> I think the auto-generated menu should just recurse thru doc/ and   
>> mirror that structure in the menu structure.  Its not a great  
>> solution,  but better that what's there.
> why ?
> in my opinion, the doc/ is pretty much fixed (after packaging).
> additional libraries and externals are normally installed into extra/  
> (or wherever additional "path"s point to)
> since p>=0.37 help can be installed besides them and will still get  
> found.
> these are the real problematic (and interesting) objects to  
> auto-index. (i mean, for the fixed objects in doc/, we can build an  
> offline (this is: packaging-time) index.
> mfg.a.dsr
> IOhannes

Because its easy, its almost done, and its a temporary hack.



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