Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (7)Updated: December 14th, 2001Local indexUp
missing - missing manual pages
This manual page intends to document which manual pages are missing in
various sections. Bug reports against the package
were opened for all of them through the Debian Bug Tracking System
(BTS). Some of these bug reports were reported upstream while some
weren't. Upstream, however, is not able to create arbitrary manpages
without additional information and additional spare time. Hence, it's
completely useless to simply report them upstream.
Manpages represent an important means of documentation which can
easily be read and converted into various formats. They are very
helpful for checking how things work, rather than for a tutorial. If
you notice that more pages are missing, please try to find additional
information and report it as wishlist bug against this package.
If you are confident with the issue, please write up a preliminary
manpage and attach it to the bug report. It doesn't matter if your
English is bad or if you mixed up markup, as long as the content can
be used as source for a new manpage. A detailed documentation on how
to write manpages is available in
When writing manual pages please ensure that they are conforming with
The Single UNIX Specification (see below). Linux ought to be
conforming to this specification. Differences need to be documented,
in additional sections, though.
The following is a list of missing pages sorted by section and bug
number. If you can contribute content or even a manual page, please
send a mail to
refers to the bug number from below.