local copy of handbook
masoom.shaikh at gmail.com
Thu Jan 1 03:57:32 UTC 2009
On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 9:19 PM, Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at ceid.upatras.gr
> On Tue, 30 Dec 2008 13:33:45 +0000, Frank Shute <frank at shute.org.uk>
> >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
> > guide.
> Yes. Sorry about that Frank :)
> > 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 can build a patched Handbook and upload it online, if that helps.
> Then you don't have to learn SGML to read it. Just let me know if you
> need it, and it's done.
wow, am waiting eagerly....HTML is complex, what is SGML :)
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