Problems with mirrors.xml and advisories.xml
hrs at FreeBSD.org
Mon Jan 12 07:02:56 UTC 2004
Alex Dupre <ale at freebsd.org> wrote
in <3FFFC217.3080001 at FreeBSD.org>:
ale> Hiroki Sato wrote:
ale> > - If $WEB_ONLY is defined, mirrors.xml and transtable.xml is not used.
ale> > A list of the mirror sites generated in index.html becomes a dummy one,
ale> > and calling transtable-lookup with a word returns the word itself.
ale> > Now www/ tree can be built without doc/ tree (some information becomes
ale> > unavailable though).
ale> I think this should be slightly changed. It's ok that www could be built
ale> without doc, but it shouldn't determined by the WEB_ONLY variable. On
ale> freefall the web sites are built more often than the whole
ale> documentation, right? If so, the localized sites will miss some
ale> information most of the time. Even if freefall everytime rebuilds
ale> everything, I think it would be useful to create complete web sites
ale> without rebuilding all docs.
You are right. www/ is rebuilt with WEB_ONLY on www.freebsd.org
twice a day, and WEB_ONLY should not generate useless HTML files.
I also noticed that after I submitted the patch.
I think I will define WITHOUT_DOC instead of WEB_ONLY for building
www/ without doc/.
| Hiroki SATO
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