git: 68b40e3455 - main - articles/hubs: Update WWW mirroring section

From: Danilo G. Baio <>
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2022 23:33:47 UTC
The branch main has been updated by dbaio:


commit 68b40e34553002f86a41d007281e1a25422e7f4a
Author:     Danilo G. Baio <>
AuthorDate: 2022-03-05 13:14:59 +0000
Commit:     Danilo G. Baio <>
CommitDate: 2022-04-11 23:29:26 +0000

    articles/hubs: Update WWW mirroring section
    Differential Revision:
 documentation/content/en/articles/hubs/_index.adoc | 23 ++++++++++++++++++++--
 1 file changed, 21 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/documentation/content/en/articles/hubs/_index.adoc b/documentation/content/en/articles/hubs/_index.adoc
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@@ -214,14 +214,33 @@ If you sync the whole module (unlike subdirectories), be aware that the module-d
 === Mirroring the WWW Pages
-The FreeBSD website should only be mirrored via rsync.
+Since doc migration to Hugo/Asciidoctor on 2021-01-25, mirroring the website with rsync no longer works.
+There are ongoing studies to implement a website mirror with the extref:{handbook}mirrors/[official infrastructure].
+For the former website mirrors, a way to achieve mirroring the website today is building the website locally with the corresponding address it will be hosted.
+% cd website && env HUGO_baseURL="" make
-A command line to mirror the FreeBSD web site might look like:
+Check for more details about the build tools on extref:{fdp-primer}overview/[FreeBSD Documentation Project Primer for New Contributors, overview-quick-start] book.
 % rsync -vaHz --delete rsync:// /usr/local/www/
+Notice the website was split into and, and there are links between them; plus, at this moment, `HUGO_baseURL` variable won't cover all links, this way, mirroring the website is discouraged.
 === Mirroring Packages