[gdal-dev] how to use docs? (broken docs on gdal.org)

Sorokine, Alexandre sorokina at ornl.gov
Tue Apr 27 13:37:24 EDT 2010

There are lots of documentation links on the gdal.org site that are broken.  For example this, checked 5 min. ago: 

Not Found

The requested URL /java/ was not found on this server.
Apache/2.2.3 (CentOS) Server at gdal.org Port 80

Generating your own copy of docs makes lots of sense.

On Apr 27, 2010, at 9:52 AM, Ivan Lucena wrote:

>> Hi Ivan,
>> Thank you for your timely response!
>>> I am not familiar with Devhelp and I unaware that GDAL uses it. From what I saw on Wikipidea it
>>> looks like an interesting resource but do you know if it can be integrated with Doxygen?
>> It seems not. It seems need a litter more work directly from Doxygen to
>> Devhelp. but I'm not sure about it.
>>> Does it
>>> process the same JavaDoc style annotation? If that is true I think there is a change that we might
>>> auto generate Devhelp by running a script or something like that.
>> But if there is not a doc for querying just like MSDN in Windows, how
>> should I get enough info about GDAL functions?
> You should find enough info on the following pages:
> http://gdal.org/annotated.html
> http://gdal.org/gdal_tutorial.html
> http://gdal.org/gdal_datamodel.html
> http://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/wiki/BuildingOnUnixWithNetBeansIDE
> http://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/
> Not in the same fashion of a MS Help or something like that but it pretty much covers everything. See that example here:
> http://gdal.org/classGDALDataset.html#e077c53268d2272eebed10b891a05743
> Good luck.
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Alex Sorokine
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