On Mon, 11 Feb 2008 10:54:15 +0200 Jonathan McKeown <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I have a machine which was initially installed from CD (including the source > tree). It's subsequently been updated with cvsup, and latterly csup, and the > make buildworld/make kernel/make installworld sequence described in the > handbook. > > I noticed last week that the handbook on this machine ``covers the > installation and day to day use of FreeBSD 4.10-RELEASE and FreeBSD > 5.3-RELEASE'' (it's actually running 6.3-RELEASE). > > Should the handbook be updated as part of building and installing world? No. It is another tree. > If so, what am I likely to have done wrong? > > If not, what do I need to do to get the handbook (and presumably the other > documentation) updated? > > (I'm assuming, possibly wrongly, that there's a method of updating the > installed documentation without grabbing the doc-all sup collection, > installing the documentation tools package from the ports tree, and building > it all from scratch). You are correct here. The documentation tools package is quite large and only needed if you are creating documentation. Docsnap is another method using the net/rsync port to pull in updates. Some information on usage is at http://docsnap.sk.freebsd.org/ . Its really quite easy. HTH, Randy -- _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"