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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Proposal to fix oltu.[.us|.eu].apache.org banner prefixing
Date Sat, 05 May 2018 15:24:09 GMT
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.

> 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.

> 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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