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r10292 - in /man-cgi: INSTALL README.txt conf/lighttpd.conf index.html

Author: jfs
Date: Wed Oct 30 01:35:06 2013
New Revision: 10292

URL: http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/?sc=1&rev=10292
Manpages is now an official service, update the documentation and assorted files


Modified: man-cgi/INSTALL
URL: http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/man-cgi/INSTALL?rev=10292&op=diff
--- man-cgi/INSTALL	(original)
+++ man-cgi/INSTALL	Wed Oct 30 01:35:06 2013
@@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
 This is a simple INSTALL description of how to setup a 
-manpages.debian.net server.
+manpages.debian.org server.
 The man.cgi script serves manpages that have been previously extracted from a
 local Debian mirror, in order to set it up you need to take the following
@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@
   Make sure you do this or users asking for translated manpages will not
   get them in the proper encoding.
-- Create a virtual host for manpages.debian.net and configure it
+- Create a virtual host for manpages.debian.org and configure it
   to serve a specific HTML page that redirects to the CGI interface
   or redirect using the server itself.
@@ -36,7 +36,7 @@
   this to the configuration file:
-$HTTP["host"] == "manpages.debian.net" {
+$HTTP["host"] == "manpages.debian.org" {
    server.document-root = "/var/www/manpages"
    server.errorlog      = "/var/log/lighttpd/manpages-error.log"
    accesslog.filename   = "/var/log/lighttpd/manpages-access.log"
@@ -49,14 +49,14 @@
   Notice that there are rewriting rules in place so that users can directly go
-  to http://manpages.debian.net/man/1/bash or
-  http://manpages.debian.net/man/bash. In both cases users are redirect to the
+  to http://manpages.debian.org/man/1/bash or
+  http://manpages.debian.org/man/bash. In both cases users are redirect to the
   latest Debian manpages (i.e. Sid's)
 - Install the man.cgi script in your server's CGI directory. This will
   typically be /usr/lib/cgi-bin/
-  (unless you setup a different location for the manpages.debian.net
+  (unless you setup a different location for the manpages.debian.org
   vhost cgis)
   Make sure you adjust the location of the $manLocalDir variable to where

Modified: man-cgi/README.txt
URL: http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/man-cgi/README.txt?rev=10292&op=diff
--- man-cgi/README.txt	(original)
+++ man-cgi/README.txt	Wed Oct 30 01:35:06 2013
@@ -1,9 +1,9 @@
-Information about manpages.debian.net
+Information about manpages.debian.org
-manpages.debian.net provides a public man-cgi interface for Debian.
+manpages.debian.org provides a public man-cgi interface for Debian.
 A Man-CGI interfaces is a simple web interface that allows the user to search
 for the manpages for an operating system either using 'exact' lookups or doing
@@ -17,7 +17,7 @@
 internationalized, if available. It does not (yet) provide a way to search by
 package names.
-The man-cgi interface used by manpages.debian.net is derived from the
+The man-cgi interface used by manpages.debian.org is derived from the
 interface used by FreeBSD [2] and developed by Wolfram Schneider. All the
 source code for the service, including the man-cgi program but also
 documentation, an installation "step-by-step" as well as sample configuration
@@ -25,10 +25,13 @@
 Documentation Project at
-The service has been running since August 2007.  It used to run in an official
-mirror (in Spain) but since the server had issues [3] in the past (disk
-failure) it was moved (may 2010) to paganini.debian.org and has been running
-there since.
+The service has been running since August 2007.  It used to run in a Debian
+official mirror (ftp.es.debian.org in Spain). Due to some issues with the
+server, it moved (may 2010) to paganini.debian.org. In October 2013, following
+some disk problems in paganini, the service was again moved to
+glinka.debian.org and converted into an official Debian service (from
+manpages.debian.net to manpages.debian.org). It has been running there ever
 The number of end-users accesing this interface has not been fully
 investigated.  Based on the web stats, the site receives ~5.000 to ~10.000
@@ -41,7 +44,6 @@
 Other long-standing issues with this service are:
-- Make it an official service (i.e. 's/net$/org/')
 - Improve the search service to make it possible to search by package
 - Fix the code that extracts the manpages to make it possible to serve
   manpages of packages that provide the same files (i.e. they Conflict:
@@ -50,12 +52,12 @@
 This and other issues people could help with are described in the TODO file
-Best regards,
-Javier Fernandez-Sanguino
+Javier Fernandez-Sanguino <jfs@debian.org>
+Wed, 30 Oct 2013 02:27:48 +0100
 [1] http://lists.debian.org/debian-services-admin/2011/08/msg00001.html
 [2] http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi

Modified: man-cgi/conf/lighttpd.conf
URL: http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/man-cgi/conf/lighttpd.conf?rev=10292&op=diff
--- man-cgi/conf/lighttpd.conf	(original)
+++ man-cgi/conf/lighttpd.conf	Wed Oct 30 01:35:06 2013
@@ -48,7 +48,7 @@
 accesslog.filename         = "/var/log/lighttpd/access.log"
-$HTTP["host"] == "manpages.debian.net" {
+$HTTP["host"] == "manpages.debian.org" {
    server.document-root = "/var/www/manpages"
    server.errorlog      = "/var/log/lighttpd/manpages-error.log"
    accesslog.filename   = "/var/log/lighttpd/manpages-access.log"

Modified: man-cgi/index.html
URL: http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/man-cgi/index.html?rev=10292&op=diff
--- man-cgi/index.html	(original)
+++ man-cgi/index.html	Wed Oct 30 01:35:06 2013
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
 <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml";>
 <title>Redirection to manpages interface</title>
-<META HTTP-EQUIV="refresh" content="5;url=http://manpages.debian.net/cgi-bin/man.cgi";>
+<META HTTP-EQUIV="refresh" content="5;url=http://manpages.debian.org/cgi-bin/man.cgi";>
 You are being redirected to the <a href="/cgi-bin/man.cgi">manpages interface</a>.

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