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From David Blevins <>
Subject Re: Geronimo site POC using Confluence & Autoexport
Date Thu, 24 Aug 2006 05:17:02 GMT
Assuming you did have access to the box, what steps would be required  
to get things setup?  I know I'm asking an unnatural question as I  
typically start my thinking while staring at the command prompt and  
type commands iteratively till things work.  But I'm just thinking if  
we could maybe figure that out, we could work with someone who does  
have access.

I'd also like to use this for GBuild and OpenEJB, so I'm keen on  
seeing it solved.


On Aug 23, 2006, at 5:39 PM, Jason Dillon wrote:

> So, it looks like there is going to need some convincing to get  
> access to the exported content, so that we can post process and  
> massage these spaces into our main website.
> I'm not even sure that it is going to be worth the effort to try  
> and convince Apache infra that we need the access.  Seems like they  
> are only willing to give accounts on systems to Apache members.
> So, I wonder if we could just run our own Confluence instance on  
> our zone, only use it to author, then export the content, massage  
> and then svn ci.  I guess we could also do the same by moving the  
> spaces to too, which will provide us the required access  
> to implement the site that we all want to implement.
> I'm frustrated... we now have a Confluence instance on ASF, but we  
> can't really use it to produce the results we want... unless you  
> want to see become a set of http:// 
>* URs... which I find very distasteful.
> There might be some way to configure httpd to rewrite urls so that  
> looks like http:// 
> and that looks  
> like, etc... but I wonder if that is  
> really worth all of the effort.
> I guess we could use wget to grab the entire http:// 
> and then massage and check in... but that  
> is terribly inefficient and add more unwanted time lapse between  
> updating content to making the content live.
> So, in short... I can't do anything related to making GMOxSITE the  
> official website until there is a way to get access to the exported  
> content, or get the httpd configuration changed for our vhost.
> I feel like we have a spiffy new Ferrari that we can only drive at  
> 5 mph... and as soon as you hit 6 mph it starts to hit you on the  
> head.
> :-(
> --jason

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