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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Staging site?
Date Wed, 24 Apr 2013 17:38:53 GMT
On 24 April 2013 17:53, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks :)
>
> Did you mean a different url for your #2 below?


No.


> That seems to be the url
> i'm after (the shared directory), but you linked to a page on the Commons
> site.
>
>
Not sure I follow - that's not a link under commons.apache.org which is the
public Commons site.

There's an extra .staging in the host name.


> Hen
>
> On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 3:41 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On 24 April 2013 05:28, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > So if you're using the SVN approach, you check locally, then commit and
> > go
> > > hit publish on the CMS?
> > >
> > >
> > If you commit to the source, I think that automatically does the build
> and
> > updates the staging site.
> >
> > You can then check the staging site before hitting publish.
> >
> > Perhaps try this out with a trivial change.
> >
> > However, given that the same staging site is shared by everyone, anyone
> > else making updates at the same time will publish your changes if you
> have
> > not yet done so. Publication copies the entire staging site across to
> live.
> >
> > Also it's not possible to drop the staging site except by reverting the
> > original commit.
> >
> > So I suggest reviewing major changes locally first.
> >
> > The CMS system is very convenient for minor edits; typos and the like.
> >
> >
> > > Hen
> > >
> > > On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 11:50 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > On 23 April 2013 19:25, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Looking at the site building docs, I could see how to modify the
> site
> > > > > (install a CMS plugin or just modify SVN and test locally, I went
> > with
> > > > the
> > > > > latter). My commit was then built by the buildbot.
> > > > >
> > > > > Where is the staging site to look at the buildbot output so I can
> > then
> > > be
> > > > > happy pressing Publish? I couldn't see anything in the docs or the
> > > > buildbot
> > > > > that seemed to link to such a thing.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > If you use the CMS bookmarklet (it's not a plugin) it's one of the
> > links
> > > > shown at the top of the page when you commit.
> > > > The link is to a protected private directory - e.g. [1] however that
> > > > redirects to a shared directory [2]
> > > >
> > > > The ASF CMS docs could be updated with this info somewhere suitable.
> > > >
> > > > [1]
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
> https://cms.apache.org/commons/wc/edit/sebb-{ramdomtag}/trunk/content/xdoc/releases/prepare.xml?action=staged
> > > > [2] http://commons.staging.apache.org/releases/prepare.html
> > > >
> > > > Hen
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>

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