rust-doc package broken ubuntu

Asked by Ricardo Grant on 2018-03-26

As you are most likely aware the rust-doc package is broken on Ubuntu 16.04 lts, I am wondering if this will be fixed any time soon? Otherwise I would love to help solve this problem since the status is currently unassigned.

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I suggest you report a bug.

Ricardo Grant (granttrec) said : #2

There already is a bug report, the status is unassigned.
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Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #3

How do you define "the package is broken" - not installable, or crashing on use, or ...?
And if it is only the -doc package. can you use the real application without documentation?

Which bug are you referring to?
Details please!

Ricardo Grant (granttrec) said : #4

My apologies. The package is not installable. See:
Yes, the application still works without the doc.

Best Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #5

I assume that the dependency on fonts-open-sans can be fulfilled by downloading and manually installing
or by adding a ppa that provides this package.

Ricardo Grant (granttrec) said : #6

Thanks Manfred Hampl, that solved my question.