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From "Xavier Hanin" <xavier.ha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Ivy web site
Date Mon, 17 Dec 2007 15:28:27 GMT
On Dec 17, 2007 12:02 PM, Stefan Bodewig <bodewig@apache.org> wrote:

> "Xavier Hanin" <xavier.hanin@gmail.com> writes:
>
> > - we are not in sync with what the apache documentation says on how to
> > manage web sites [1]. We should put generated site in svn to comply
>
> Not a hard rule, but still preferred (so the site can be put back into
> its old state incase of an accident).  It is also better from an
> oversight point of view, any site change results in a commit mail.

Any site change should already result in a commit e-mail in the site source.
The difference is that we sometimes update the site source without actually
updating the site immediately (like I did to prepare beta release). In this
case the commits would be more accurate.


>
> > - by uploading the generated web site, we do not support the executable
> flag
> > which is a problem for download.cgi
>
> Like Jan said, use an explicity <sshexec/> - or don't use Ant tasks at
> all but use rsync instead.

Indeed, but the problem of using rsync is that all current Ivy committers
are mostly Windows users AFAIK, so it requires a tool like cygwin installed.

>
>
> > - uploading the whole site takes a long time sometimes for small changes
> > only,
>
> rsync would solve that.
>
> Still ...
>
> > Hence I'm in favor of storing the result of site generation in svn and
> > checkout this result on people.a.o for the web site.
>
> +1

Agreed, despite the other possible solutions I'm still +1 too. Other
opinions?

Xavier

>
>
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