[Aptitude-devel] Fully automatic aptitude documentation extractor for http://aptitude.alioth.debian.org/doc/

Axel Beckert abe at debian.org
Tue Aug 5 07:51:39 UTC 2014


Daniel Hartwig wrote:
> > The script's instance is installed on Alioth in
> > /srv/home/groups/aptitude/bin/, uses /srv/home/groups/aptitude/tmp/ as
> > download area and extracts the docs to
> > /srv/home/groups/aptitude/htdocs/doc/ aka
> > http://aptitude.alioth.debian.org/doc/
> > I wonder if I should install a cron-job on Alioth running that script.
> > And if so, how often? Daily? Weekly?
> Is it practical to use a git hook, say when a new release tag is added?

Hrm. I don't think so, because the release tag may be (and probably
most time is) done directly after the upload or at latest when the
ACCEPTED mail has arrived and not when it has been populated on all
mirrors, which can be up to 8 hours later in the common cases.

		Regards, Axel
 ,''`.  |  Axel Beckert <abe at debian.org>, http://people.debian.org/~abe/
: :' :  |  Debian Developer, ftp.ch.debian.org Admin
`. `'   |  1024D: F067 EA27 26B9 C3FC 1486  202E C09E 1D89 9593 0EDE
  `-    |  4096R: 2517 B724 C5F6 CA99 5329  6E61 2FF9 CD59 6126 16B5

More information about the Aptitude-devel mailing list