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From Joe Schaefer <joe_schae...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: migrating the main site to the CMS- a simple approach
Date Tue, 14 Feb 2012 17:04:49 GMT
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> From: sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com>
>To: general@incubator.apache.org 
>Sent: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 11:57 AM
>Subject: Re: migrating the main site to the CMS- a simple approach
> 
>On 14 February 2012 16:21, Joe Schaefer <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com> wrote:
>> So I realize that I don't have enough time myself
>> to convert the incubator site's content to markdown
>> even tho there are scripts to automate that process.
>> Instead let me offer a different idea- to keep the
>> existing build system but superimpose the CMS on top
>> of it.
>
>> To facilitate this, all that needs to happen is for
>> someone to find a generic way of invoking anakia so
>> it satisfies the command-line interface of
>>
>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/infra/websites/cms/build/build_external.pl
>>
>> (ie builds sources from ./content/ into a specified target
>> dir).
>
>That's not actually sufficient to build the main Incubator site,
>because it does not take the Clutch updates into account.
>
>However, I guess Clutch could be run separately to update the source
>files, and then trigger a site rebuild.


Ideally the Clutch updates can be considered as "dynamic content" for
the CMS, so we can simply schedule clutch builds on a periodic basis.
That is done separately from the generic process of doing anakia builds.


>
>> By generic, I mean a suitable command-line invocation
>> for the build_external.pl script for the "anakia" type
>> (basically supplying the right @system_args in the script)
>> so that pretty much any site currently using anakia will
>> be able to do the same thing.
>>
>> Hopefully the challenge to produce such @system_args is
>> within the means of this community ;-)- it amounts to
>> 1 line of perl at this point.
>
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