offline Handbook versions still outdated
blackend at FreeBSD.org
Thu Feb 8 21:15:47 UTC 2007
On Thu, Feb 08, 2007 at 09:33:51PM +0100, Simon L. Nielsen wrote:
> Actually the docs are updated weekly (every Sunday) - at least they
> are updated weekly on ftp-master. They are built more or less every
> second day on builder.FreeBSD.org now since the build takes a while
> (it actually seems like it currently takes 42hours...).
Hmmm, sorry but each time I looked at these docs the timestamp was not a
under a week. Maybe the things changed recently or I always looked at
lagging FTP mirror (I'd not surprised on this point).
> If the docs are more than two weeks old something is probably wrong
> (and people should poke me/doc@). I don't see a reason to do anything
> special for releases since the files should still not be more than 8
> days old at the most (if things are not broken), and the docs doesn't
> change that much...
If the update cycle is weekly it's Ok but if it's longer,
it may be problematic to "broadcast" docs stating 6.1-R is the last
version. And, I disagree on the fact the docs don't change that much
especially in the localized versions where the "last minute changes" are
important at release time.
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