[wwwdocs patch] mention cygport as "method three"

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Fri Apr 11 16:03:00 GMT 2008

On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 05:53:43PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Apr 11 11:45, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 05:14:09PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> >On Apr 11 11:07, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> >> On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 09:40:45AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> >> >On Apr 10 23:04, Brian Dessent wrote:
>> >> >> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> >> >> 
>> >> >> > Thanks, please apply.
>> >> >> 
>> >> >> I checked in the change a day or two ago
>> >> >> (http://sourceware.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/htdocs/setup.html?cvsroot=cygwin)
>> >> >> but the live copy (http://www.cygwin.com/setup.html) still has not
>> >> >> updated.  Is the automatic trigger script broken?
>> >> >
>> >> >I don't know about the script.  I'm updating manually.  I did a few
>> >> >minutes ago so your change should be visible now.
>> >> 
>> >> Argh.  It's supposed to be automatic.  Please don't just check something in like
>> >> this without giving me a chance to look into the problem.
>> >
>> >Ok.  I assumed that the automatism is switched off, sorry.
>> There are two errors in the logs, one for this file and one for
>> cygwin-pkg-maint.  My theory would have been that the group ownership on
>> the cygwin directory was somehow set to root except that
>> cygwin-pkg-maint should not have been a problem for you Corinna.
>I could check in stuff into the htdocs CVS all the time.  For some
>reason it never showed up in the web directory.
>No, that's not quite right.  Actually, AFAIR, a couple of months ago the
>automatism didn't work for some reaosn and I think since then I just
>didn't wait for the change to show up, but always just called `cvs up'
>manually.  Next time I will just wait for the change to happen.
>How often is the web area updated?

It is supposed to happen as soon as the file is checked in.

If you have been manually updating files as root that could account for
the problem.


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