bugThe FreeType Project - Bugs: bug #55260, Broken links in Readme


bug #55260: Broken links in Readme

Submitted by:  Bruno Vernay <brnvrn>
Submitted on:  Fri 21 Dec 2018 07:40:26 AM UTC  
Severity:  3 - Normal Item Group:  Incorrect behaviour
Status:  Fixed Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  Werner LEMBERG <wl> Open/Closed:  Closed
Planned Release:  None

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Sun 14 Apr 2019 08:34:16 AM UTC, comment #3:

Essentially all links for FreeType 2 should now be fixed.

Werner LEMBERG <wl>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Tue 25 Dec 2018 09:48:03 PM UTC, comment #2:

I tried to fix all of them in freetype's git repository.  I did this also for the `ttfautohint' directory tree of the website, but now I'm too exhausted to continue...

Werner LEMBERG <wl>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Fri 21 Dec 2018 08:22:58 AM UTC, comment #1:

There are more, of course. I am attaching a url list with their status. The script that I used is also attached.

(file #45709, file #45710)

Alexei Podtelezhnikov <podtelez>
Project Member
Fri 21 Dec 2018 07:40:26 AM UTC, original submission:

The link to documentation in the readme is broken:
instead of

It is in the master and other branches too.
and older branches still have non-TLS links "http://..."


Bruno Vernay <brnvrn>


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Attach Files:

Attached Files
file #45709:  freetype-url-status.txt added by podtelez (14KiB - text/plain)
file #45710:  url_check.sh added by podtelez (144B - application/x-shellscript)


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    Follow 5 latest changes.

    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2019-04-14 wl StatusNone => Fixed
        Assigned toNone => wl
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2018-12-21 podtelez Attached File- => Added freetype-url-status.txt, #45709
        Attached File- => Added url_check.sh, #45710

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