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    1 Documentation of GNU Astronomy Utilities
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3
4 This directory contains the documentation (manual) of GNU Astronomy
5 Utilities (Gnuastro) and also all the files necessary for the Gnuastro
6 webpage. Note that only the basic files needed to make the webpage are
7 version controlled. The generated files are not.
8
9 Documentation (manual):
10 -----------------------
11
12 The documentation of Gnuastro is written in Texinfo. The main source
13 file is gnuastro.texi'.
14
15 Webpage (only for maintainer)
16 -----------------------------
17
18 The top Gnuastro webpage files are also held here, after all, a webpage is
19 another form of documentation. To update the webpage, run the following
20 script:
21
22       \$ ./forwebpage
23
24 This script will generate the webpage using Gnulib's gendocs.sh script
25 (which was part of the bootstrapping process), then it will copy them all
26 in a specified directory anywhere you like (specified by the TOPWEBCHECKOUT
27 shell variable). You don't have to version control any of the files in that
28 directory, but it is easiest to have a fixed place since CVS needs a local
29 copy. Unfortunately the GNU webpage runs on CVS! Read the top comments of
30 the forwebpage' script for instructions on what to do for the first time
31 and later times.
32
33 Update MathJax (for the webpage, only for maintainer)
34 -----------------------------------------------------
35
36 There is a script in the MathJax' directory on the Gnuastro webpage
37 directory to update MathJax (addmissing.sh'). You can get a recent
38 version of MathJax from its webpage and put it in the correct place
39 (see the comments in the script). That script will then add all the
40 new files from MathJax to the checked out files and then you can use
41 cvs -nq update' and cvs add' to add all the new files and
42 directories. Just note that CVS is an antique(!) and so you have to
43 add all the files in separate directories separately, first add the
44 directory, then CVS will find the untracked files inside it and add
45 them one by one!