Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Wed Apr 6 07:59:09 PDT 2005

Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at> writes:

> On 2005-04-06 11:14, Don Kuzenko < at> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have a number of machines running FreeBSD and I would like to create
> > a local mirror of the documentation available on the FreeBSD website.
> > My problem is that I currently have a dial up connection (rural living
> > :-)
> >
> > Is there a simple way to obtain a tarball of a mirror of the docs so
> > that I can access the docs via a browser on my machine.
> If you only need HTML docs, I can build you a snapshot with a couple of
> formats, like FORMATS="html html-split", and upload it somewhere where
> you can grab it at your leisure.
> If you prefer copying the files yourself, you can recursively retrieve a
> copy of /pub/FreeBSD/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1 from one of the FTP mirrors.

I think the "data" cvsup collection might serve the purpose nicely too.

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