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Re: LilyBuntu [don't read!]

From: Carl Sorensen
Subject: Re: LilyBuntu [don't read!]
Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2010 17:23:35 -0700

On 12/10/10 5:21 PM, "Francisco Vila" <address@hidden> wrote:

> 2010/12/11 Graham Percival <address@hidden>:
>>> Whatever it does to obtain a new set of manuals, any daily snapshot
>>> should do the same.
>> No.  The docs on are not our official docs.  It is a
>> private server which Reinhold graciously makes available.
>> Compiling the docs from scratch requires a fair amount of
>> resources, ranging from CPU power to disk life (by using
>> read/writes) to electricity.
>> I agree that any official "daily snapshot" should build from
>> scratch.  But I don't think it's worth the resources it would
>> take.  A daily doc build was fantastic during GDP, but these days
>> the docs don't change all that rapidly, and all doc contributors
>> can build the docs themselves (mostly with lilybuntu).
> If it's for the planet, it is obvious that a single daily snapshot
> takes far less resources than many snapshots made by contributors.
> Granted, other would pay for it, so that it's free for me.  But "the
> whole amount is what counts" :-)

Yes, but we contributors don't do daily builds.  We do builds when we make
changes (and we *need* to do builds to verify they work before we submit



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