[Openmcl-devel] First draft!

Hamilton Link hamlink at comcast.net
Wed Jul 7 02:04:34 UTC 2004


You guys were correct, I did run that command in a directory with no 
lisp files. Also, Gary, why don't you set it up so that when something 
is committed to the docs module in CVS it executes a script to do the 
make? Is the web site on a different computer? Just curious--I've used 
commit hooks before and they seem to do OK.
h

On Jul 5, 2004, at 10:40 PM, Gary Byers wrote:

>
>
> On Mon, 5 Jul 2004, Gary Byers wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, 5 Jul 2004, Dan Knapp wrote:
>>
>>
>>>    I'm going to hold on putting these changes up anywhere until we've
>>> got the
>>> new site in CVS - that will be easier for me, and I think that if I
>>> posted a URL
>>> for yet another draft copy right now, it would just confuse people 
>>> and
>>> result in the
>>> http://newsite.openmcl.clozure.com/ one not getting adequate
>>> glancing-over.
>>> Should only be a couple days, anyhow.
>>
>> I think that the process of replacing the stuff in CVS is simpler 
>> than I
>> thought it would be:
>>
>> 1) disable the cron job that builds the main site from CVS.
>> 2) check the new xml/Makefile/xsl/stylesheet files into CVS
>> 3) add a cron job which builds "newsite" from CVS
>> 4) modify (3) to build the main site, disable the server-side 
>> processing
>>    on the server, retire "newsite.openmcl.clozure.com" (or make it 
>> point
>>    to the main site for a while.)
>>
>> I'll try to do the first 3 steps ASAP.
>>
>
> Those first 3 steps are done now; the new xml and stylesheests are in
> CVS, a cron job does a "cvs update" in the directory that serves
> "newsite.openmcl.clozure.com" every hour on the hour, and does a make
> in that directory 5 minutes later.
>
> The Makefile currently tries to rebuild everything (whether it's out of
> date or not), and that takes a few minutes; by about 10 minutes past 
> the
> hour, the .html files on the server (and the .tbz archive) should 
> reflect
> the .xml source that's in CVS.
>
> I tweaked the Makefile (and one of the catalog files) so that things 
> would
> build on clozure (which is running FreeBSD); hopefully, it'll still 
> work
> with Darwin and Fink-based XML tools.
>
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