Obtaining the Source Code

Source of latest cygwin-x-doc release

To obtain the source of the latest release of the cygwin-x-doc package start the cygwin setup, select directories and mirror and select the package cygwin-x-doc from the category X11. Mark the checkbox labelled src and install. This will install the documentation source in /usr/src/cygwin-x-doc.

Source from CVS

The documentation source code is available from sourceware.org CVS. To obtain them please use the follow commands:

$ cvs -d :pserver:anoncvs@sourceware.org:/cvs/cygwin-xfree login
CVS password: <hit return>
$ cvs -d :pserver:anoncvs@sourceware.org:/cvs/cygwin-xfree co doc
[output as files are checked out]
$ (cd doc && autoreconf)
[output as autoconfiguration scripts are regenerated]

You should now have the sources in an directory called doc.

If you just want to look at the Cygwin/X documentation source, use the web interface to the Cygwin/X documentation tree.