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Subject svn commit: r441723 - in /forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs: docs_0_80/faq.xml tools/forrestbot.xml
Date Sat, 09 Sep 2006 01:40:03 GMT
Author: crossley
Date: Fri Sep  8 18:40:03 2006
New Revision: 441723

Explain the "checksums" feature of Cocoon CLI and its use with forrestbot.


Modified: forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/docs_0_80/faq.xml
--- forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/docs_0_80/faq.xml (original)
+++ forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/docs_0_80/faq.xml Fri Sep  8 18:40:03 2006
@@ -863,9 +863,8 @@
         to a big savings for a site with thousands of files.
-          Another reason could be if you are not using the forrestbot to
-          deploy the generated site. Some tools depend on the "date-last-modified"
-          timestamp of the generated files.
+          Some tools depend on the "date-last-modified" timestamp of the generated files.
+          For example, the Forrestbot will then deploy only the modified files.
         There was some discussion about this on the Forrest developer mailing

Modified: forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/tools/forrestbot.xml
--- forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/tools/forrestbot.xml (original)
+++ forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/tools/forrestbot.xml Fri Sep  8 18:40:03 2006
@@ -187,6 +187,20 @@
         do an actual 'deploy', so you might want to choose 'build' as your
         default target.</p>
+        <section id="checksums">
+          <title>Deploying only modified files</title>
+          <p>Use the <link href="site:faq/checksums">checkums</link> feature
of the Cocoon CLI.
+            This enables Forrest to keep track of which generated files have actually
+            been changed. The Ant tasks used by Forrestbot will then deploy only the
+            modified files. Ant keeps a <code></code> file.
+            If you need to deploy all files then remove this file and let it
+            be re-generated.
+          </p>
+          <p>Note that the deplo.svn and deploy.cvs workstages handle modified files
+            with their own mechanism.
+          </p>
+        </section>
           <title>Correct Use of getsrc.local</title>

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