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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: better workaround for unadorned HTML?
Date Sun, 23 Oct 2005 22:35:30 GMT
Moshe Yudkowsky wrote:
> Hmm.
> 
> I notice that in 0.7, all the files in what would be the 
> "raw-content-dir" 0.5.1 directories are actually copied over during 
> processing. For example, take this index.html file, which includes 
> framesets:
> 
> >Copying 
> >/home/moshe/web/disaggregate/site/src/documentation/content/bkauthors/index.html
to /home/moshe/web/disaggregate/site/tmp/builds/disaggregate/bkauthors/index.html
> 
> If there's another copy in project.content-dir, e.g., in the correct 
> xdocs subdirectory, then it's adorned and replaces the previous copied 
> file. Unfortunately, framesets aren't processed by forrest, and what I 
> get is a blank file.
> 
> My workaround is to keep this file only in the raw-content-dir 
> directory, and creating an <external> site entry in site.xml:

No need for workarounds, The handling of "raw" files
has changed in 0.7
http://forrest.apache.org/docs/faq.html

You need a special match in your project sitemap.xmap

> <bkauthors-webring href="http://www.disaggregate.com/bkauthors/">
> 	<index href="index.html"/>
> 	<welcome href="webrings/welcome.html"/>
> 	<control href="webrings/control.html"/>
> </bkauthors-webring>
> 
> I then reference that site as an ext: when I want to link to it.
> 
> Two questions arise:
> 
> (1) Is it possible to use a relative pathname in the <external> 
> declaration, above? When I try it, I get an error.

Yes. See the example in our Forrest site docs:
forrest/site-author/content/xdocs/site.xml

> (2) Is there some other workaround? What would work best, I expect, is a 
> method to mark particular files as "do not adorn." I believe that it's 
> possible... it'd be nice to have it as a flag in the file itself, but I 
> suspect that it's possible via a filename and sitemap change, such as 
> "index.html.noadorn" becoming "index.html".

See above.

-David

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