Online docs have broken links

Richard Levitte levitte at
Fri Mar 1 08:45:05 UTC 2019

Good catch!  That does answer a mystery with the current HTML
producing script...



On Thu, 28 Feb 2019 20:48:02 +0100,
Paul Smith wrote:
> Not sure if anyone is aware or not, but many of the man pages on the
> site contain broken links.  Basically anywhere a man page
> refers to a man page in a different section, the link is broken because
> it uses the same section.
> So for example:
> is in section 7, but it refers to functions in section 3... however all
> the links are broken because they still point to section 7.  See the
> link in the second paragraph of the description to SSL_CTX_NEW, which
> has this HTML linkage:
>   <a href="/docs/man1.1.1/man7/SSL_CTX_new.html">SSL_CTX_new</a>
> which does not exist; this should be .../man3/SSL_CTX_new.html instead.
> I've found other links in the man3 section which want to refer to this
> "ssl" page, and look for it in section 3 instead of section 7, also
> broken.
> Cheers!
Richard Levitte         levitte at
OpenSSL Project

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