Call to current maintainer of the server guide

Matthew East mdke at
Tue Nov 6 19:18:20 UTC 2007

On 06/11/2007, Mathias Gug <mathiaz at> wrote:
> Hi Matthew,
> On Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 06:40:14PM +0000, Matthew East wrote:
> > > 2.  The server team wants to ship the serverguide as part of the build.
> > > Wouldn't it be easier to ship the serverguide and that is it, instead of
> > > having to ship the entire ubuntu-docs packavge?
> >
> > I don't think you've investigated properly how this is currently done
> > - the serverguide is already shipped in a separate package. It is in
> > the ubuntu-serverguide package which is totally separate from the
> > ubuntu-docs binary package (although the ubuntu-docs binary package
> > also uses the same sever material for the desktop help). Both packages
> > build out of the ubuntu-docs source package. As far as I know the
> > ubuntu-serverguide package is included in a standard ubuntu server
> > installation - if not then it is trivial to add it.
> The ubuntu-serverguide is shipped on the server cd, but is not install
> in the default server installation.

Do you know why? It certainly should be, especially if on the cd!

> Another issue that was raised during the discussion at UDS is to provide the
> server guide in text files. Currently the guide is only available in
> html.

That's really trivial...

Matthew East
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