<div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div>Hello, and thanks for asking :)<br></div><div><br></div><div>For NUT currently, website refresh is a manual process. There is a `Makefile` driven automation for that now, but so far humans look over it and tweak because not always not everything works well to make it a github or similar CI action.</div><div><br></div><div>Historically the NUT web-site was documenting the latest release, to match what people see delivered by packaging. In our case, it is now 2.7.4 which is too many years behind master branch. There is a plan "in the back of the mind" to make the main site follow master-branch development of its sources (nut, nut-ddl, nut-website... repos) - maybe automatically one day - and generate static sub-sites for fixed releases.</div><div><br></div><div>Currently it is a mixed bag, mostly refreshing HCL/DDL pages and the index with news and footer links, with careful git merging after site regeneration (so it stays matching "almost last release" with a few things from master). And IIRC there was an out-of-git issue with "Koenig"/"König" path names/symlinks for one device series in HCL that was problematic for quick automation.<br></div><div><br></div><div>All that said, community help with the content would be very much welcome - there are a lot of gems (text and screenshots) for documentation improvements in the github issue tracker. Over past weekends I've classified many (but not all yet) historic entries, including those with info that would be useful in Git and website eventually as <a href="https://github.com/networkupstools/nut/labels/documentation">https://github.com/networkupstools/nut/labels/documentation</a> - PRs to port those bits of info would be great! Or maybe use the github Wiki instead... anyhow, those discoveries about getting things to work on varied platforms, device specs, vendor-provided MIB and HID tables, etc. are effectively lost when they are just comments hidden in a closed issue or PR discussion.<br></div><div><br></div><div>Similarly, sadly there is an even larger backlog of HCL and DDL updates - <a href="https://github.com/networkupstools/nut/labels/HCL">https://github.com/networkupstools/nut/labels/HCL</a> and <a href="https://github.com/networkupstools/nut/labels/DDL">https://github.com/networkupstools/nut/labels/DDL</a> - with core team efforts focused on getting codebase into shape for a release, these reports were neglected and piled up for too long (and maybe more are lurking in the mailing list archives). Converting those data submissions into PRs, and maybe finding ways to automate that (actionable how-to could be a good start, and
github template pages to submit the reports), would be a big step forward in practice, and needs just time to figure out the puzzle pieces spread across existing docs.</div><div><br></div><div>So, if someone wonders how to spend days off on winter holidays (any other time in the year would be good too ;) ) - here's your chance to make a real and useful difference!</div><div><br></div><div>Jim<br></div></div><br><div class="gmail_quote"><div dir="ltr" class="gmail_attr">On Mon, Nov 29, 2021 at 5:43 PM Helmut K. C. Tessarek <<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>> wrote:<br></div><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0px 0px 0px 0.8ex;border-left:1px solid rgb(204,204,204);padding-left:1ex"><p></p>
<p dir="auto"><a href="https://github.com/jimklimov" target="_blank">@jimklimov</a> out of curiosity... when are the html pages refreshed? I am just asking because other projects just use a git hub action after a PR has been merged.</p>
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