getting handbooks via cvsup?

Ion-Mihai Tetcu itetcu at
Sun Apr 24 04:33:14 PDT 2005

On Sun, 24 Apr 2005 12:21:53 +0200
"O. Hartmann" <ohartman at> wrote:

> I'm looking for a way getting various handbook's sources via cvsup,  
> common handbook English/German and  some developers handbooks 
> (developer, porter).
> On each nstallation CD I can find various handbook types (PS, PDF, 
> HTML). My intention is having a local webserver at the department 
> keeping track on HTML and PS generated handbooks automaticaly  and 
> sucking in the changes via cvsup. I can remember there is a way but I 
> lost the glue where to look for.

cvsup file:
*default base=/var/db
*default prefix=/usr
*default release=cvs tag=.
*default delete use-rel-suffix

Run cvsup then:
cd /usr/doc/
make FORMATS="html html-split ps pdf" install

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