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update_web_docs_svn (was: update_version_svn)

On Wed, 8 Apr 2009, Gerald Pfeifer wrote:
>>> 	* update_web_docs_svn: Run this script under plain /bin/sh
>>> 	as opposed to /bin/sh -x.
> Thanks for having a look, Joseph!  I applied my change and also updated
> the instance of this script on  Let's see wether the next
> run in some 22 hours will again be able to push through a message to the
> gccadmin list.  If not, let me know and I'll have another look what we
> may be able to cut.

It turns out that this is still not sufficient, at least those daily
mails from cron still do not make it to the gccadmin list.

How about the patch below?  It brings down the output of this script
from 546197 byte to 317694 byte in runs I performed on


2009-04-22  Gerald Pfeifer  <>

        * update_web_docs_svn: Redirect output of texi2dvi to /dev/null.

Index: update_web_docs_svn
--- update_web_docs_svn (revision 146546)
+++ update_web_docs_svn (working copy)
@@ -155,7 +155,7 @@
   if [ "${filename}" ]; then
     makeinfo --html -I ${includedir} -I `dirname ${filename}` -o ${file} 
     tar cf ${file}-html.tar ${file}/*.html
-    texi2dvi -I ${includedir} -o ${file}.dvi ${filename} </dev/null && dvips -o ${file}.ps ${file}.dvi
+    texi2dvi -I ${includedir} -o ${file}.dvi ${filename} </dev/null >/dev/null && dvips -o ${file}.ps ${file}.dvi
     texi2pdf -I ${includedir} -o ${file}.pdf ${filename} </dev/null
     mkdir -p $DOCSDIR/$file

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