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Re: PSD, SMM and USD manuals: Round 2
On Tue, 7 Sep 2010 18:16:55 -0400 Thor Lancelot Simon <tls%panix.com@localhost>
> On Tue, Sep 07, 2010 at 06:11:47PM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> > On Wed, 1 Sep 2010 17:40:12 +0300 markucz%gmail.com@localhost wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > As I wrote a week ago, I have recently been working on compiling
> > > the whole set of manuals for 4.4BSD. I've gone through *all*
> > > manuals, not just those missing from 4.4BSD-Lite2. Along with
> > > the original sources a patch and two build scripts (the tools
> > > from the Groff suite can't build everything, so the Heirloom
> > > doctools were used in addition to them) are provided for each
> > > document, and an occasional README file, too.
> > What fails in building the documents? I had very little trouble
> > fixing the ones that I've patched up in the past.
> > (I am not interested in our rebuilding, say, Berkeley Pascal, but
> > if there are important documents that are broken they should get
> > fixed.)
> It's still not clear to me that he's working with the final sources
> from the CSRG repository, so he may be missing a lot of groff fixes
> you have.
That's true. I got my stuff from the CSRG's final repository, which
was probably fixed up a bunch for the final Usenix manual run. There
are probably fixes in there that weren't even in the released 4.4
> Markucz, can you clarify, please? The sources shipped with 4.4-lite
> weren't actualy the end of the line for most of these documents.
Perry E. Metzger perry%piermont.com@localhost
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