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From Clay Leeds <>
Subject Re: Forrestbot help
Date Fri, 24 Feb 2006 00:16:54 GMT
On Feb 23, 2006, at 4:05 PM, David Crossley wrote:
> Web Maestro Clay wrote:
>> I'm having problems setting up & running forrestbot for Apache XML
>> Graphics site.
> It looks like Jeremias set it up six months ago.
> Does it work for him? Doing 'ls -l' on the server
> looks like he made some doc changes recently.

Yes, Jeremias is able to make changes.

I volunteered to migrate over to, and that is 99.9% complete (all traffic  
to is re-directed to xmlgraphics.a.o). The only  
thing left, is to change the actual Batik links on the Forrest- 
generated PMC site '' to point to  
xmlgraphics.a.o/batik instead of xml.a.o/batik.

> I am wondering if it is just an SSH issue for you.
> Can you use scp from your local commandline?
>  scp text.txt

It's entirely possible. The above works...

> Note that ASF projects are supposed to store their
> generated documents in SVN. That is what we do for
> the Forrest website. That way we use svn and not scp.

The source (xdocs) are in SVN, but the generated site is not.

> Anyway using scp should still be possible with the
> forrestbot and still work in your case.
> Another issue (but this should not stop anything from
> working yet). You need to soon stop using
> and start using (same machine, just
> a better hostname.
> -David

I am using, but not for this. For this, I'm using  
the 'old' publish.xml file in SVN. I'll make that change and commit it.

Clay Leeds

My religion is simple. My religion is kindness.
-- HH Dalai Lama of Tibet

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