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Re: [PATCH] website: Add support for Haunt.

From: Thompson, David
Subject: Re: [PATCH] website: Add support for Haunt.
Date: Fri, 6 Nov 2015 15:58:56 -0500

On Fri, Nov 6, 2015 at 3:47 PM, Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> wrote:
> "Thompson, David" <address@hidden> skribis:
>> On Thu, Nov 5, 2015 at 4:25 PM, Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> Mathieu Lirzin <address@hidden> skribis:
>>>> +Building the website depends on the static site generator:
>>>> +
>>>> +  - [[][Haunt]]
>>>> +
>>>> +To build the site, run ‘haunt build -c guixsd.scm’ to compile all of
>>>> +the HTML pages.  To view the results, run ‘haunt serve -c guixsd.scm’
>>>> +and visit <http://localhost:8080> in a web browser.
>>> This looks nice.
>>> Is there a way to specify the output directory for the generated HTML?
>>> Currently I do:
>>>   (export-web-site "/path/to/cvs/checkout")
>>> so the HTML ends up directly in the right place.
>> Yes, you can tweak haunt.scm a bit:
>> (site ... #:build-directory "/path/to/cvs/checkout")
> And from the command line?  I don’t want to hard-code /home/ludo in the
> code.  :-)

I guess I need to add an option to 'haunt build' for that.

>> WARNING: Haunt builds the site afresh at each 'haunt build' run, which
>> means that it deletes everything in the build directory first.  Will
>> that be an issue here?
> That should be fine.

OK.  I was worried that maybe some "stateful" stuff like the manual
html pages would get clobbered or something.

- Dave

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