On Mon, 29 Dec 2008 10:59:04 -0500
Randy Pratt <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>On Mon, 29 Dec 2008 20:39:42 +0530
>Masoom Shaikh <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Monday 29 December 2008 18:15:58 RW wrote:
>> > On Mon, 29 Dec 2008 10:16:42 +0530
>> > "Masoom Shaikh" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > lso I cud use tarballs from FTP, but is there easy way to install
>> > > them ? also csup didn't help here is my csup file
>> > >
>> > > *default tag=RELENG_7
>> > > *default host=ftp2.tw.freebsd.org
>> > > *default prefix=/usr
>> > > *default base=/var/db
>> > > *default release=cvs delete use-rel-suffix compress
>> > > src-all
>> > > doc-all
>> > >
>> > > csup updates the source each time, but now i am not sure about
>> > > doc!!
>> > If you do it that way, you have to generate the html files
>> > yourself, cvup fetches generic data files that can be used to
>> > generate html , pdf etc.
>> > What I do these days is mirror the online version with wget.
>> > #!/bin/sh
>> > cd /usr/share/doc/en
>> > wg_args=" --mirror -np -nH --cut-dirs=2 --limit-rate=33k"
>> > bg_flags=""
>> > # Run quietly from cron
>> > [ ! -t 0 ] && bg_flags=" --quiet "
>> > wget $bg_flags $wg_args
>> > "http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/"
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>> > "firstname.lastname@example.org"
>> that is clever use of wget :)
>> but can't docs remain updated with csup ? if yes, how ?
>> otherwise I will be happy to generate them from sources if they
>> happen to be some simple target
>You might consider using Docsnap. This allows you to maintain all
>the FreeBSD documentation with a minimum of effort.
>Docsnap is an rsync repository for easy updating of installed
>FreeBSD documentation (/usr/share/doc).
>The first run may take longer but subsequent updates take very
>little time. Only the differences in the documents are transferred.
>That is the main advantage but you also do not need to install ports
>with hefty overhead to build documents.
>Rsync is only utility required (/usr/ports/net/rsync). Typical usage:
> # rsync -rltvz docsnap.sk.FreeBSD.org::docsnap /usr/share/doc/
>For more information see http://docsnap.sk.freebsd.org/ and possibly
>the rsync manual page.
I was having a problem reaching that URL; however, I found that this
one: http://www.oook.cz/bsd/docsnap.html did seem to work. In any case,
I am unable to get the 'rsync' command to work. This is the output of
one such attempt.
~ $ sudo rsync -rltvz docsnap.sk.FreeBSD.org::docsnap /usr/share/doc/
rsync: failed to connect to docsnap.sk.FreeBSD.org: Operation timed out
(60) rsync error: error in socket IO (code 10) at clientserver.c(124)
This has happened continually for the past few days. I am not sure if
it is a temporary problem or or permanent one.
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