nALFS Users Guide Update

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at
Tue Sep 30 07:47:07 PDT 2003

James Robertson wrote:

> That seems to defeat the purpose of cvs.  xml is the source, just like C 
> is the source for the program.  I do not see us putting compiled 
> binaries of the source in cvs.  Building a source tarball for 
> distribution will require more than pulling a tagged version out of cvs. 

I think I'd have to agree with James here. The HTML/TXT/PDF versions 
will have to exist somewhere (preferably auto-built by some script), 
but not in CVS.

> For the tarball, I can see us having /doc/users_guide/{html,txt,pdf} and 
> /doc/syntax_doc/{html,txt,pdf} with makefiles for installing what you 
> want in there (see my conversation with Kevin earlier).

Right, and the "make dist" target in the new build system would have 
to be told where it can get current versions from to include into the 
tarball. Not a difficult thing to accomplish.

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