doc-base - utilities to manage online documentation

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package filename doc-base_0.10.7_all.deb
Package name doc-base
Package version 0.10.7
Package release -
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category doc
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 76.60 KB
Installed size 460.00 KB
This package contains utilities to manage documentation installed on
a Debian system. It generates a database of document metadata, which
other packages such as dwww, dhelp, doc-central, and rarian-compat
can use to provide a catalog of available documentation.
For additional information see the Debian doc-base Manual included in
this package.


Package Version Architecture Repository
doc-base_0.10.7_all.deb 0.10.7 all Ubuntu Main
doc-base - - -


Name Value
libuuid-perl -
libyaml-tiny-perl -


Type URL
Binary Package doc-base_0.10.7_all.deb
Source Package doc-base

Install Howto

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




2016-01-27 - Robert Luberda <>
doc-base (0.10.7) unstable; urgency=medium
* Build depend on opensp and use onsgmls instead of nsgmls
to fix FTBFS (closes: #812671).
* Set UTC date when generating docs and pass the `-n' option to gzip
to get reproducible results (closes: #794793).
* Add Swedish translation (closes: #794597).
* Switch debian/copyright to the DEP-5 format.
* Drop unused lintian override for /u/s/doc-base/data directory.
* debian/control:
+ Use https for Vcs-Browser field;
+ Standards-Version: 3.9.6 (no changes).
2014-08-24 - Robert Luberda <>
doc-base (0.10.6) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix `Possible precedence issue with control flow operator'
warning (closes: #758311).
* Fix a typo in install-docs.
* Standards-Version: 3.9.5 (no changes).
2013-05-14 - Robert Luberda <>
doc-base (0.10.5) unstable; urgency=low
* Switch triggers to interest-noawait.
* Fix typo in doc/doc-base.sgml (closes: #707344).
* Fix `registation' typo (closes: #701738, LP: #1132781).
* Fix mime-type of compressed files (closes: #483140).
* Add lintian override for /u/s/doc-base/data directory.
* Standards-Version: 3.9.4 (no changes).
2012-06-02 - Robert Luberda <>
doc-base (0.10.4) unstable; urgency=low
* Add Japanese translations (closes: #675048).
* Standards-Version: 3.9.3.
* Bump debhpelper's compat level to 9.
2011-11-17 - Robert Luberda <>
doc-base (0.10.3) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/postinst: set PERL_DL_NONLAZY=1 not to fail when perl is being
upgraded (closes: #648937).
+ show verbose warning message when doc-base is not fully functional;
+ drop the force-reregister file also when install-docs -C is called.
* debian/control: Fix Vcs-Browser field.
2011-07-01 - Robert Luberda <>
doc-base (0.10.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Ignore temporary/backup files in both /usr/share/doc-base
and /etc/doc-base/documents (closes: #623169).
* Update German translations (closes: #624345).
* Update French translations (closes: #627284).
* debian/control:
+ Add VCS fields;
+ Standards-Version: 3.9.2 (no changes).
2011-03-06 - Robert Luberda <>
doc-base (0.10.1) unstable; urgency=low
+ while getting changed files, don't schedule not yet registered files
for removal;
+ if some documents cannot be registered and verbose messages are turned
off, inform the user how to get the more detailed reasons of the errors.

See Also

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docbook-xml_4.5-7.3_all.deb standard XML documentation system for software and systems
docbook-xsl_1.79.1+dfsg-1_all.deb stylesheets for processing DocBook XML to various output formats
docutils-common_0.12+dfsg-1_all.deb text processing system for reStructuredText - common data
docutils-doc_0.12+dfsg-1_all.deb text processing system for reStructuredText - documentation
dosfstools_3.0.28-2_amd64.deb utilities for making and checking MS-DOS FAT filesystems
dovecot-core_2.2.22-1ubuntu2_amd64.deb secure POP3/IMAP server - core files
dovecot-dev_2.2.22-1ubuntu2_amd64.deb secure POP3/IMAP server - header files
dovecot-imapd_2.2.22-1ubuntu2_amd64.deb secure POP3/IMAP server - IMAP daemon
dovecot-managesieved_2.2.22-1ubuntu2_amd64.deb secure POP3/IMAP server - ManageSieve server
dovecot-pop3d_2.2.22-1ubuntu2_amd64.deb secure POP3/IMAP server - POP3 daemon
dovecot-sieve_2.2.22-1ubuntu2_amd64.deb secure POP3/IMAP server - Sieve filters support
doxygen-doc_1.8.11-1_all.deb Documentation for doxygen
doxygen_1.8.11-1_amd64.deb Documentation system for C, C++, Java, Python and other languages
dpdk-dev_2.2.0-0ubuntu7_amd64.deb Data Plane Development Kit (development files)
dpdk-doc_2.2.0-0ubuntu7_all.deb Data Plane Development Kit (documentation)