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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: smart update
Date Mon, 22 Nov 2004 03:59:35 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
> 
> This would be a great feature (I have a site that takes over 25 minutes 
> to build, even on my fastest machine).
> 
> I think the way to do it would be when creating the linkmap.html file. 
> By comparing the timestamp of the ouput file with that of the input file 
> we could create a linkmap that only generates changed pages.
> 
> However, beware, if site.xml, tabs.xml, forrest.properties or 
> skinconf.xml change in any way the whole site will have to be 
> regenerated as these files affect every page.

There is also all of the internal aggregation
in our sitemaps to consider. If any part of that
has changed then it might affect every page.

Also changes to the core skins and other XSLT
need to be monitored.

Yes, such a smart update feature would be a
huge improvement.

--David

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