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From Phil Steitz <>
Subject Re: We will not be able to update our websites...
Date Fri, 28 Dec 2012 17:27:46 GMT
On 12/18/12 2:32 PM, Olivier Lamy wrote:
> 2012/12/18 Olivier Lamy <>:
>> 2012/12/18 Ralph Goers <>:
>>> On Dec 18, 2012, at 2:11 PM, Olivier Lamy wrote:
>>>> 2012/12/18 Ralph Goers <>:
>>>>> On Dec 18, 2012, at 1:03 PM, Olivier Lamy wrote:
>>>>>> Maybe could be simpler with committing your staged versionned site
>>>>>> log4j2-xxx (tru the maven plugin) for review and then modifying
>>>>>> .htaccess file (too prevent huge checkout on your machine and to
>>>>>> modify a symlink this probably won't work for windauze folks).
>>>>>> With this, just to do: deploy the site tru scm-pub plugin then when
>>>>>> vote passed only modify the .htaccess file
>>>>>> (that's just an idea)
>>>>> If you follow the instructions on the wiki the checkout doesn't have
to be huge.  You will get the main part of the web site and then you can get the subproject
parts you want individually.
>>>>> I noticed that when you check out the site on Windows you get a file
that represents the symlink. Of course, it doesn't do anything useful on windows as it would
on a unix-based system, but I would expect you could hand modify it to update the link.
>>>>> What does the scm-plugin do to deploy the site that makes it easier than
doing a cp and svn commit?
>>>> Part of the build so no manual steps (add, commit etc...)
>>>> And do some cleanup: If content generated doesn't produce anymore
>>>> file(s) which were in svn path they will be "svn rm".
>>> Is this the plugin that has to checkout a copy and do a diff so that it can then
figure out what to remove?  If so, then it is going to take longer than the process I outlined
as each commit to the production goes to a new location in svn.
>> yup.
>> In your case (only versionned site/new location) that doesn't help.
> But in the maven site case that helps as there is huge content.
> Having a full copy is a bit too huge and not very useful.
> So with using the plugin, just say you want to commit to
> http:///blabla/bar/beer/wine, if the path doesn't exists it will be
> created then content committed in.

Tick, tock, guys.  We are about to turn into a pumpkin :)

I have some time over the next few days to help, but I have sort of
lost the plot.  Sorry to be slow and ignorant, but can someone post
or point to a "horsey, ducky, lamby" set of instructions that I can
use to start helping migrate stuff?  I will start with [math],
[dbcp] and [pool] if I can get pointed in the right direction.


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