Thanks for the hint. But unless this happens soon and doesn't make a big website refactoring necessary (i.e. provides an easy migration path from Forrest), I will still push for what I proposed.
On 29.06.2005 12:03:10 Renaud Richardet wrote: > Bonjour FOP-dev's > > FYI, there is a lot of talking on the Cocoon list about website > management and documentation management. Eventually, Daisy and/or Lenya > will be used for website content management (I don't know the current > state of the discussions). You might want to give an eye there. > > HTH, > Renaud > > The Web Maestro wrote: > > > BACKGROUND > > Currently, one has to modify the src *.xml files, generate the output > > *.html files by running 'forrest' and achieve BUILD SUCCESSFUL, then > > move or copy them to a separate CVS, then COMMIT via CVS the updated > > *.html files. > > > > As the current Apache FOP Web Maestro ;-) I concur that the current > > system is not the best system. A change would be nice. The solution > > Jeremias outlines would be acceptable to me. > > > > Another idea would be to COMMIT the 'forrest' output directory > > build/site/*.* and have the automated process grab the files from > > there (instead of grabbing them from the separate CVS repository > > (which is actually /www/xml.apache.org/targets/fop). > > > > Web Maestro Clay > > > > On Jun 27, 2005, at 11:36 PM, Jeremias Maerki wrote: > > > >> Guys, > >> > >> I'm not happy with the way our website is managed: > >> - Updating the website is a big job each time. > >> - Due to knowledge gaps some of the files in /www/xml.apache.org/fop are > >> not the most current ones from the CVS module. > >> - Uploading compiled changes into a version control system (though > >> propagated by some here at the ASF) seems not very elegant. Yes, it has > >> it's advantages in case of a mistake when you can simply go back to a > >> previous state, but you'll get my meaning. > >> > >> For Barcode4J I have a very simple system which allows me to build and > >> deploy the whole site from the build system. The compiled website is > >> compressed into a tar.gz and uploaded using SCP and extracted at the > >> target using Ant's sshexec task. Once it is properly set up, this is > >> painless, provided everyone uses the same Forrest version. > >> > >> If noone objects, I can implement this in the next 2 or 3 weeks and test > >> it by deploying the FOP website to xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop. When it > >> works we can then also remove the FOP website from the XML site and > >> instead do redirections there. > >> > >> Jeremias Maerki > >> > >> > > > > Regards, > > > > Web Maestro Clay > Jeremias Maerki