How to deploy your project pages through GitLab

Raymond Toy toy.raymond at
Tue Dec 18 21:43:33 UTC 2018

Friendly ping on what the best way would be to get the html files.
It's preferable to be able to use rsync so that we don't needlessly
download files that haven't changed.

On Sat, Dec 15, 2018 at 11:49 AM Raymond Toy <toy.raymond at> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 15, 2018 at 10:49 AM Erik Huelsmann
> <ehuelsmann at> wrote:
> >
> > I've adjusted the Apache config (and moved the /project/cmucl/public_html/downloads directory to /project/cmucl/downloads to test). You can now use the GitLab site deployment through GitLab Pages and expect the directory /project/*/downloads to be mapped into the site at*/downloads.
> I moved public_html out of the way, and everything looks good.
> And even better, I don't have to change any of the existing links from
> either the site or the cmucl wiki.  Awesome!
> Thank you so much!
> >
> >>
> >>   I will
> >> have to update the site and all the wiki pages to point to the right
> >> place but this should be a very simple search and replace.  And let
> >> people who mirror the site know what the new path is.
> >
> >
> > There are 2 new paths to be mirrored, (a) with the site; (b) with the downloads:
> >
> > (a) /var/opt/gitlab/gitlab-rails/shared/pages/cmucl/cmucl-site/public
> > (b) /srv/project/cmucl/downloads
> I'm a bit confused on what these two paths mean.  Is (a) where the
> actual html pages live?  Previously, the html pages were stored in
> public_html/mirror. (Also, I don't seem to have access to that
> directory.)
> And (b) is the path I can use to rsync all the downloads?  I'm
> guessing the site generator doesn't have access to the downloads path?
> Again, I'm really grateful for you help with this.
> --
> Ray


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