dwww - Read all on-line documentation with a WWW browser

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename dwww_1.12.1_amd64.deb
Package name dwww
Package version 1.12.1
Package release -
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category universe/doc
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Download size 94.93 KB
Installed size 471.00 KB
All installed on-line documentation will be served via a local HTTP
server. When possible, dwww converts the documentation to HTML.
You need to install both a CGI-capable HTTP server and a WWW
browser to read the documentation.


Package Version Architecture Repository
dwww_1.12.1_i386.deb 1.12.1 i386 Ubuntu Universe
dwww - - -


Name Value
apache2 -
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
debianutils >= 2.5
doc-base >= 0.8.12
file -
httpd-cgi -
libc6 >= 2.14
libfile-ncopy-perl -
libmime-types-perl >= 1.15
man-db >> 2.5.2
mime-support -
perl -
ucf >= 3.12


Type URL
Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Binary Package dwww_1.12.1_amd64.deb
Source Package dwww

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install dwww deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install dwww




2014-01-13 - Robert Luberda <robert@debian.org>
dwww (1.12.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* apache.conf: add an `Alias /dwww /var/www/dwww' line to accommodate
to the default document root change in apache 2.4.7 (closes: #734090).
* apache.conf: enclose `Require' lines with `<IfModule mod_authz_host.c>'
section (closes: #734957).
* dwww-refresh-cache: change regexp used to find installed packages to
include packages selected to install as well.
* Add support for cross-building.
* Standards-Version: 3.9.5 (no changes).
2013-06-12 - Robert Luberda <robert@debian.org>
dwww (1.12.0) unstable; urgency=low
* Apache 2.4 transition (closes: #669745):
+ move configuration file for apache into /etc/apache2/conf-available
dir with dpkg-mainscript-helper, and add preinst script as work-around
for the tool's bug #711598;
+ update the file with new `Require' directives;
+ enable `Require local' only by default to restrict access to dwww
to localhost only (closes: #328906);
+ use dh-apache2 for handling apache2 in maintainer scripts;
+ require (via Breaks and Build-Conflicts) version 2.2.4-6~ or later
of apache2 packages (see #711479, #711483).
* Fix FTBFS with clang.
* dwww.cron.weekly: pass `-t' option to ionice to ignore eventual failures
to set the priority (closes: #690398).
* Update Makefiles to properly handle CFLAGS from environment and make build
process more verbose.
* Standards-Version: 3.9.4 (no changes).
* Build with large file support (lintian).
* Add Keywords field to desktop file (lintian).
2012-02-11 - Robert Luberda <robert@debian.org>
dwww (1.11.8) unstable; urgency=low
* dwww-find: Make regexp used to get packages' description from apt-cache
output aware of the new `Description-xx' fields.
* Bump build-dependency on debhelper for v9 (lintian).
2011-11-20 - Robert Luberda <robert@debian.org>
dwww (1.11.7) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/templates: set dwww/index_docs default to false (closes: #645240).
* debian/config: check if @ret is initialized before referencing
it (closes: #646988).
* Switch to debhelper v9 for dpkg-buildflags support.
* Fix errors found by cppcheck:
+ dwww-cache.c: memory leak;
+ dwww-txt2html.c: undefined behavior: variable is used as parameter
and destination in s[n]printf().
* makefile_common: define msg variable also when MAKE_VERBOSE is set.
* debian/control: correct Vcs-Browser field.
2011-06-27 - Robert Luberda <robert@debian.org>
dwww (1.11.6) unstable; urgency=low
* Add Italian translation of the debconf templates (closes: #620530).
* Add Danish translation of the debconf templates (closes: #626301).
* Improve configuration file management:
+ include all supported variables and provide theirs descriptions
(closes: #622892);
+ add a ConfigFile.pm utility module;
+ update maintainer scripts and use ucf to manage changes in the file.
* Remove references to non-FHS dirs like /usr/doc from programs and
documentation. Use /usr/local/share/{doc,man,info} hierarchy instead of
* debian/control:
+ sort dependency fields with wrap-and-sort from the devscripts package;
+ add build dependency on lsb-release;
+ bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2 (no changes);
+ add VCS-* fields;
+ add dependency on ucf.

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