[GRASS-dev] Re: CVS date&time on manuals page?

Markus Neteler neteler at itc.it
Tue Nov 14 03:00:38 EST 2006

Maciej Sieczka wrote on 11/13/2006 08:58 PM:
> Markus Neteler wrote:
>> it's not entirely clear to me what you mean. Each manual
>> page (except for the index pages) contains the CVS timestamp.
>> Please explain it slowly :-)
> Markus,
> Even I can hardly understand that writing of mine ;).
> I mean the main docs page, at http://grass.itc.it/gdp/manuals.php.
> Could *this* site have the CVS timestamp on it as well?
> Such a timestamp will let the GRASS GForge user verify if the issue he
> is about to report is still actuall, in the most recent doc version he
> can access.


sure, why not. Every developer can modify the Web pages:

*Web site CVS management* (developers only)
Developers have access to maintain the GRASS web pages:

    Set the CVSROOT variable (with your CVS ID) 
    cvs -z3 co web


>>  On Sun, Nov 12, 2006 at 06:15:33PM +0100, Maciej Sieczka wrote:
>>> While setting up the tracker for doc bugs, I've come to an idea that it
>>> would be usefull to have the CVS checkout's date and time displayed on
>>> the http://grass.itc.it/gdp/manuals.php. So the user (who is not using
>>> CVS) reporting a manual bug, can know if his issue is still actuall and
>>> what CVS checkout he is reffering to, and supply this CVS date and time
>>> in the bug report (see
>>> http://wald.intevation.org/tracker/?func=add&group_id=21&atid=184).

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