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From Daryl Olander <dolan...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Preview: Docs upgrade from Forrest 0.6-->0.7
Date Thu, 28 Jul 2005 22:15:30 GMT
I think this is great....

On 7/28/05, Steve Hanson <steveh@bea.com> wrote:
> Hi all:
> 
> I am going to upgrade the doc build to use Forrest 0.7 in the next couple of days.
> 
> Thought I would run the change by you all, and make sure there are no objections.
> 
> Two issues are motivating this upgrade:
> (1) Link checking works much better in Forrest 0.7
> (2) Property overrides (in forrest.properties) are fixed in 0.7
> 
> But, on the whole, there are no huge structural changes associated with the upgrade.
> 
> Note: this change only applies to those folks who already have Forrest 0.6 installed
and are running the doc-related build targets, i.e., "build.dist", "build.dist.docs", etc.
> 
> The upgrade will consist of the following changes:
> 
> (1) Download Forrest 0.7 from: http://mirror.ipaska.net/apache/forrest/ and unzip the
distribution on your machine.
> 
> (2) Set the FORREST_HOME variable on your machine:
> 
> FORREST_HOME=C:\apache\apache-forrest-0.7 (or wherever you unzipped the Forrest distribution)
> 
> (3) Add the following to your PATH:
> 
> FORREST_HOME\bin
> 
> That's it.
> 
> I will be making some associated content changes to the XML files, but you don't have
to wait for those checkins to make the upgrade from 0.6 to 0.7.
> 
> I will send out another email when I am ready to checkin.
> 
> -steve h.
> 
>

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