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From Sebastien Goasguen <run...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: GitHub Pages
Date Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:16:08 GMT

On Mar 5, 2015, at 10:07 AM, Benedikt Ritter <britter@apache.org> wrote:

> 2015-03-05 15:42 GMT+01:00 Sebastien Goasguen <runseb@gmail.com>:
> 
>> So FWIW, I never thought about using github pages for our website.
>> I just tried it.
>> 
>> Created an orphaned gh-pages in our repo, pushed that. It got mirrored
>> right away and now we have:
>> http://apache.github.io/cloudstack/
>> 
>> Based off of:
>> https://github.com/apache/cloudstack/tree/gh-pages
>> 
>> Loving it,
>> 
> 
> Usually you have to activate github pages in the repository configuration.
> Are github pages activated by default for ASF mirrors or did you request
> that from infra?
> 

I did not ask infra anything. I just pushed an orphaned gh-pages branch with an index.html
literally 5 minutes, an no need for jekyll

> Benedikt
> 
> 
>> 
>> -sebastien
>> 
>> 
>> On Mar 5, 2015, at 4:22 AM, Sergio Fernández <wikier@apache.org> wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi Christopher,
>>> 
>>> GitHub Pages is actually powered by Jekyll: http://jekyllrb.com
>>> 
>>> So that would mean to add such build method to Apache CMS.
>>> 
>>> I'd be more than happy to explore such path.
>>> 
>>> On 04/03/15 22:06, Christopher wrote:
>>>> All,
>>>> 
>>>> Has any thought been put into leveraging GitHub pages for project
>>>> documentation, static site hosting? A lot of www.apache.org is simple
>>>> static content, as are project pages. Since a lot of projects are now
>> using
>>>> git, and we mirror projects in GitHub, perhaps we can help the
>> individual
>>>> projects maintain their site's static content by simply committing to a
>>>> gh-pages branch for their project?
>>>> 
>>>> Since it's just static content which is still hosted and controlled by
>> ASF,
>>>> but simply placed in a way that GitHub can render it from the mirrors, I
>>>> don't think there's too many issues of concern, but wasn't sure if
>>>> anybody's put any thought into it. I know it would certainly be easier
>> for
>>>> some projects than using the existing CMS system with SVN (especially
>> those
>>>> otherwise developing exclusively with Git).
>>>> 
>>>> It might "just work" today, but I haven't tried it. I'd be willing to
>> work
>>>> with INFRA to help experiment with it, though (especially if we wanted
>> to
>>>> try out the CNAME feature).
>>>> 
>>>> More info: https://pages.github.com/
>>>> 
>>>> --
>>>> Christopher L Tubbs II
>>>> http://gravatar.com/ctubbsii
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> --
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>>> Redlink GmbH
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>>> e: sergio.fernandez@redlink.co
>>> w: http://redlink.co
>> 
>> 
> 
> 
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