local copy of handbook
masoom.shaikh at gmail.com
Thu Jan 1 03:56:05 UTC 2009
On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 7:03 PM, Frank Shute <frank at shute.org.uk> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 11:52:57PM +0200, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> > On Mon, 29 Dec 2008 20:27:17 +0000, Frank Shute <frank at shute.org.uk>
> > > You can keep a local copy of the docs & update the sources for the
> > > docs with csup but you have to regenerate them with a make command
> > > after you have csup'd.
> > >
> > > The process is described within this page I just put up:
> > >
> > > http://www.shute.org.uk/misc/freebsd_uptodate.html
> > Hi Masoom,
> > We have been working on a patch for the Handbook that adds a short
> > description of the same process.
> > The patch has been recently posted to freebsd-doc, by Gabor Pali:
> > Since you already have written something similar, do you think we can
> > convince you to review the patch? It would be nice if you could help
> > us improve it or make it easier to read, and use.
> Hi Giorgos,
> I think your post was meant to be addressed to me as I wrote the above
even I was confused :). Damn, i have never contributed a line to FreeBSD :(
am a professional C/C++ programmer on windoz with minimal expertise in
using patch, binutils etc, FreeBSD is just my hobby @ home. I will
some day, amen
thanks to guys like Frank, appreciate their work
> I'd be happy to review the patch that Gabor has written & if necessary
> add or subtract from it.
> It will take me a bit of time to get up to speed with the mark-up &
> review/grok the updating docs in the round. ATM, they certainly fall
> short of including anything about updating a local copy of the docs.
> I'll sign up for docs@ & then my impertinent/stupid questions about
> the docs can be answered there....hopefully ;)
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