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From Hervé BOUTEMY <herve.bout...@free.fr>
Subject Re: Proposal to fix oltu.[.us|.eu].apache.org banner prefixing
Date Sun, 06 May 2018 08:06:39 GMT
Le samedi 5 mai 2018, 17:38:21 CEST Hervé BOUTEMY a écrit :
> Le samedi 5 mai 2018, 17:24:09 CEST sebb a écrit :
> > On 5 May 2018 at 16:15, Hervé BOUTEMY <herve.boutemy@free.fr> wrote:
> > > Honestly, who knows or uses the .us and .eu DNS names?
> > > the requirement seems quite theoretical to me: is not worth making site
> > > maintenance harder
> > 
> > I am only suggesting doing it for oltu.
> 
> honestly, doing it or not just for this one is not critical
> -0
sorry, was angry yesterday: that's human life :)

+1
AFAIK, adding 3 DNS entries banner flag files instead of only one won't wreak 
havoc and will improve completeness of the solution

let's do it and continue to move forward

Regards,

Hervé

> 
> > > but I had a little idea on the flag file creation that could do the job,
> > > while even simplifying site maintenance = what it is more about
> > 
> > Automation is for later.
> 
> when automation adds a big change, yes
> the idea here is so simple that no need to wait
> 
> I tested it in my asf-attic.github.io for oltu:
> https://github.com/asf-attic/asf-attic.github.io/tree/source
> 
> works like a charm with just a few lines of shell script
> 
> I didn't take time to create a branch for review here, since this repo is
> not a real shared repo (and I was lazy)
> but in normal situation, this would be in a branch so we can discuss if we
> want to merge the commit, or change it
> (and now I regret not having created that branch, since it would have been a
> good demo of discussing before merging...
> 
> > > since what we need is just to create flag file, why not code the
> > > creation
> > > basically in build.sh, in basic shell
> > > 
> > > with a basic convention like adding XML comments in projects/*.xml:
> > > <!--
> > > retired flag: oltu
> > > -->
> > > 
> > > 
> > > build.sh could basically do:
> > > 
> > > for retired in `grep 'retired flag:' xdocs/projects/*.xml | awk '{ print
> > > $3 }'` do
> > > 
> > >   for d in $retired $retired.us $retired.eu
> > >   do
> > >   
> > >     mkdir docs/flagged/$d.apache.org
> > >     touch docs/flagged/$d.apache.org/$d.apache.org
> > >   
> > >   done
> > > 
> > > done
> > > 
> > > 
> > > I know, I know, that's not very elegant...
> > > 
> > > But it would ease maintenance just now, isn't it? and as a side effect,
> > > treat the .us and .eu DNS names...
> > > (and nobody will cry when reimplementing the feature with a new build
> > > tool)
> > > 
> > > Regards,
> > > 
> > > Hervé
> > > 
> > > Le samedi 5 mai 2018, 14:39:14 CEST sebb a écrit :
> > >> The Attic banners are currently added to pages oltu.apache.org
> > >> However they are not added to oltu.us.apache.org and oltu.eu.apache.org
> > >> This could be confusing.
> > >> 
> > >> A simple solution would be to create the directories:
> > >> 
> > >> xdocs/oltu.eu.apache.org
> > >> xdocs/oltu.us.apache.org
> > >> 
> > >> This is not ideal long-term, but at least in the meantime the banner
> > >> prefixing would work.
> > >> A better solution can be sorted out later.
> > >> 
> > >> Are there any objections to creating those directories?
> > >> 
> > >> S.



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