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More pre-release cleanup.

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bitprophet committed Oct 26, 2009
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  1. +19 −18 AUTHORS
  2. +7 −3 FAQ
  3. +2 −1 INSTALL
  4. +1 −1 MANIFEST
  5. +3 −0 README
@@ -1,21 +1,22 @@
Ordered by date of first contribution:
- Christian Vest Hansen
- Rob Cowie
- Jeff Forcier
- Travis Cline
- Niklas Lindström
- Kevin Horn
- Max Battcher
- Alexander Artemenko
- Dennis Schoen
- Erick Dennis
- Sverre Johansen
- Michael Stephens
- Armin Ronacher
- Curt Micol
- Patrick McNerthney
- Steve Steiner
- Ali Saifee
- Jorge Vargas
+Christian Vest Hansen
+Rob Cowie
+Jeff Forcier
+Travis Cline
+Niklas Lindström
+Kevin Horn
+Max Battcher
+Alexander Artemenko
+Dennis Schoen
+Erick Dennis
+Sverre Johansen
+Michael Stephens
+Armin Ronacher
+Curt Micol
+Patrick McNerthney
+Steve Steiner
+Ali Saifee
+Jorge Vargas
Peter Ellis
Brian Rosner
10 FAQ
@@ -1,10 +1,14 @@
+Fabric Frequently Asked Questions
This is a dev-oriented list of FAQs from users. Once we get to maybe 10 or
more, turn this into an actual document. (Would rather not have a user facing
FAQ doc with only one or two entries, and too lazy to brainstorm a bunch of
anticipated FAQs right now...)
1. Why do I sometimes see ``err: stdin: is not a tty``?
This message is typically generated by programs such as ``biff`` or ``mesg``
lurking within your remote user's ``.profile`` or ``.bashrc`` files (or any
@@ -31,7 +35,7 @@ There are multiple ways to deal with this problem:
2. Why can't I run programs in the background with ``&``? It makes Fabric hang.
Because Fabric executes a shell on the remote end for each invocation of
``run`` or ``sudo``, techniques like backgrounding (or using ``cd``, but see
@@ -55,7 +59,7 @@ and thus your Fabric task will continue executing as intended.
3. My remote system doesn't have ``bash`` installed by default, do I need to install ``bash``?
While Fabric is written with ``bash`` in mind, it's not an absolute
requirement. Simply change ```` to call your desired shell, and
@@ -1 +1,2 @@
-For installation help, please see docs/installation.rst.
+For installation help, please see or (if using a source
+checkout) docs/installation.rst.
@@ -3,10 +3,10 @@ FAQ
@@ -31,3 +31,6 @@ In addition to use via the ``fab`` fool, Fabric's components may be imported
into other Python code, providing a Pythonic interface to the SSH protocol
suite at a higher level than that provided by e.g. Paramiko (which
Fabric itself leverages.)
+For detailed information about Fabric's installation and use, please visit its
+website, .

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