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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <nicola...@apache.org>
Subject Re: LocationMap (was Re: Forrest 0.6 - stable?)
Date Mon, 24 Jan 2005 14:00:09 GMT
Johannes Schaefer wrote:
> Has this something to do with the linkmap?
> See
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/eyebrowse/ReadMsg?listName=user@forrest.apache.org&msgNo=1617


Yes and no :-)

They are two different things that together with skinconf.xml and 
forrest.properties form the basic config documents that Forrest uses.

A linkmap, AKA site.xml, is for associating links with a name and making 
a navigation of the site.

A locationmap is instead a file that describes where Forrest should look 
for source files.

For example, let's say that you want all ./build/myreport/* files be 
used by Forrest to generate the projectdocs/reports/rep/* files: with 
the locationmap you can... once it's included in the mechanism :-)

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Nicola Ken Barozzi                   nicolaken@apache.org
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