Re: new stuff on DDP web pages
On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 05:40:50AM -0800, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 11:13:37AM +0100, Josip Rodin wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 09:16:59AM +0100, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Pe?a wrote:
> > > > All the byhand stuff for docs should have been removed in favour of Javier's
> > > > new debian/doc/ layout, but there was no automated scheme for updating that,
> > > > either.
> > >
> > > Also, the FTP maintainers did not want to use this layout.
> > I still think the main factor was that it wasn't automated.
> How difficult is it to automate this?
> 1) Agree on file arrangements and file types to be published.
> --> Finish ddp-policy on FTP
> 2) Agree on which target name to make FTP contents ("ftp"?) which will
> be used in each document's Makefile:
> --> patch all the /ddp/manuals.sgml/<packagename>/Makefile
> 3) Create a new target ("ftp"?) in /ddp/manuals.sgml/Makefile which
> makes all the documents with target "ftp" and run Denis's indexing
> --> patch
> 4) Ask FTP account holder to run cron which checkout DDP CVS and build
> documents daily.
> --> script can be rip-off from current DDP CVS script :-)
http://www-master.debian.org/~barbier/doc-debian-intro/ is updated from
time to time. It contains a minimal set of documents so that FTP
masters won't complain that it wastes too much bandwidth.
Furthermore I see no reason to build all documents, they are available
in Debian packages.