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From "Mark R. Diggory" <mdigg...@latte.harvard.edu>
Subject Re: [general] Updating the Commons common web site
Date Fri, 26 Nov 2004 16:16:00 GMT
I ended up updating the site while I was testing ssh keys on my 
workstation. please review the site and make sure its what you wanted to 
see updated.

-Mark

Mark R. Diggory wrote:
> 
> 
> Martin Cooper wrote:
> 
>> On Thu, 25 Nov 2004 22:17:04 -0500, Mark R. Diggory
>> <mdiggory@latte.harvard.edu> wrote:
>>
>>> I'd verify that if you upload the tar.gz file to minotaur, tar -zxvf it
>>> and see if it expands properly. Theres no requirement in the site:deploy
>>> method that the file open in Winzip.
>>
>>
>>
>> Yes, I realise that. However, the .tar.gz file is 45 bytes long. I
>> really, really doubt that it contains all of the files needed for the
>> web site... ;-)
>>
> 
> First, it will only contain the top level site. When I use Maven 1.0 I 
> get a tar ball 179 kb containing all the top level html pages.
> 
>>
>>> `maven site:deploy` will publish the tar to the site on minotaur
>>> appropriately, you do not have to upload it by hand. There are chances
>>> that with newer versions of Maven, that the site build is breaking.
>>
>>
>>
>> I'm sure that works if you can ever get your keys or whatever it is
>> set up so that ssh doesn't want to ask for a password. I have never
>> managed to get that working, and nobody has been able to explain to be
>> - in plain English - what I need to do to get it working.
>>
> 
> Sounds like your trying to do the build on a Windoz box. I'm always 
> frustrated by this as well, its a problem with the cmd shell and Java, 
> not so much Maven. Reguardless, eventually I setup keys to handle the 
> damn problem. The best option I've found is to use a *nix box to do the 
> build.
> 
>> Regardless, even if Maven managed to upload the 45 bytes, I still
>> don't think we'd have the site updated properly. ;-)
>>
> 
> true, which version of Maven are you using. Granted I havn't tested the 
> build on anything newer than 1.0
> 
>>
>>> the docs folder is old and I believe the build.xml file in the top level
>>> dir is there because Craig uses it to do nightly builds. I wouldn't
>>> attempt building the site using this file, you end up creating a mess.
>>
>>
>>
>> OK. Do you have any suggestions on how to get the Maven build in
>> commons-build to create the right .tar.gz for uploading / deploying?
>>
> 
> You might try setting arguments to the scp/ssh executable to include 
> your username/passwd
> 
> http://maven.apache.org/reference/plugins/site/properties.html
> 
> I'll hold off on updating the site, why don't you try to get maven to 
> handle your credentials.
> 
> -Mark
> 
>>> Martin Cooper wrote:
>>>
>>>> The wiki page on promoting projects indicates that certain files need
>>>> to be updated for the Commons common pages, but doesn't indicate how
>>>> to build those pages. I've been trying to figure it out, but my
>>>> attempts have so far failed.
>>>>
>>>> Here's what I tried:
>>>>
>>>> 1) The Maven build in commons-build seems to generate the right HTML
>>>> pages. However, the resulting .tar.gz file doesn't contain those pages
>>>> (and in fact, WinZip thinks it's corrupt). So attempting to deploy
>>>> from there doesn't work.
>>>>
>>>> 2) The 'docs' target in the build file at the top level of Commons
>>>> fails, because it's looking for ./site.vsl, which doesn't appear
>>>> anywhere in the jakarta-commons repo. Also, just looking at the build
>>>> file, it references ../../anakia-project.xml, while that file seems to
>>>> be present as ./anakia-project.xml.
>>>>
>>>> Someone must know how this is supposed to work, since I see that the
>>>> entries for Email and Transaction now show up in the right place. Can
>>>> someone enlighten me as to the correct process (and let me know which
>>>> of the two approaches above are supposed to work, if any, so that I
>>>> can try to fix them or remove them)?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks!
>>>>
>>>> -- 
>>>> Martin Cooper
>>>>
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>>>
>>> -- 
>>> Mark Diggory
>>> Software Developer
>>> Harvard MIT Data Center
>>> http://www.hmdc.harvard.edu
>>>
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> 

-- 
Mark Diggory
Software Developer
Harvard MIT Data Center
http://www.hmdc.harvard.edu

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