Upload of ubuntu-docs soon?

Benjamin Kerensa bkerensa at ubuntu.com
Mon Apr 15 01:33:03 UTC 2013

I'll have a go tonight since I known how to build Debian packages and I
have a sponsor in mind.

On Apr 14, 2013 5:24 PM, "Kevin Godby" <godbyk at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello, everyone.
> On Sun, Apr 14, 2013 at 3:16 PM, Jeremy Bicha <jbicha at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > We need someone to commit to uploading the final ubuntu-docs package
> > for the 13.04 release images Tuesday morning. The final language packs
> > are generated from the archive packages Tuesday so that it will be
> > complete by final freeze on Thursday.
> I tried building the docs but failed to get everything working.  I've
> never created a .deb package before either, and don't expect to have
> time to learn how to do all that before Tuesday.
> I have included a few notes below that may help out others that want
> to give it a shot, though.
> > Doing the upload involves these steps:
> > 1. Download the translation tarball from
> > https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu-docs/raring
> > 2. Rename the updated translation files you downloaded to match the
> > already existing naming convention in the po/ folder. The
> > ubuntu-manual team has a script to help with this or you can see the
> > note in the README in the ubuntu-docs repository.
> I've attached a shell script that will handle the renaming for you.
> Download the launchpad-export.tar.gz file to the ubuntu-docs project
> root. Drop the shell script in the same directory. Then run the shell
> script:
>   $ ./update-translations.sh launchpad-export.tar.gz
> This will extract the translation files from the tarball, rename them,
> move them to their proper subdirectories, and update the HELP_LINGUAS
> variable in the ubuntu-help/Makefile.am file.
> > After all that is done, it would be good to update
> > http://help.ubuntu.com/ with an offline copy of the documentation. The
> > branch for that is at
> > https://code.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-core-doc/ubuntu-docs/help.ubuntu.com
> >
> > You can generate the html for ubuntu-docs by running 'make html' from
> > the ubuntu-help/ directory. This will create a html/ directory with
> > the files you need. It looks like for the serverguide you just need to
> > run 'make serverguide-html' from lp:serverguide. I never figured out
> > how to correctly generate the installation guide HTML which was why it
> > was not included for 12.10.
> Before running 'make html', you'll need to edit the html/Makefile and
> html/ubuntu.xsl files to bump the version number from 12.10 to 13.04.
> In the html/Makefile, you should also copy the HELP_LINGUAS line from
> the ubuntu-help/Makefile.am file.  Finally, you'll get loads of
> complaints if you haven't taken all the required screenshots for each
> of the translated languages.
> I will continue to work on all of this later, but it's unlikely that
> I'll have time to figure everything out by the Tuesday deadline.
> —Kevin Godby
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