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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Proposal to fix oltu.[.us|.eu].apache.org banner prefixing
Date Sun, 06 May 2018 08:58:33 GMT
On 6 May 2018 at 09:06, Hervé BOUTEMY <herve.boutemy@free.fr> wrote:
> 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

OK, thanks.

I'll wait a couple more days in case there are other comments.

> 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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