[Smaug] Re: (forw) Could you fix the Smaug-Web script?

David Gatwood dgatwood at gatwood.net
Sun Oct 3 17:59:20 PDT 2004

On Thu, 16 Sep 2004, Rick Moen wrote:

> Oh, by the way, I now get a DSN saying "unroutable address" on any mail
> to dgatwood at dgatwood.net.  FYI.

That's weird.  Could you forward me a copy of that?  This email account
was probably bouncing everything until about two weeks ago, but it
shouldn't be any more (unless you're listed in one of the RBLs).


> ----- Forwarded message from rick -----
> Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2004 19:37:20 -0700
> To: dgatwood at dgatwood.net
> Subject: Could you fix the Smaug-Web script?
> David, something really odd is going on with check-ins to Smaug-web.
> Can you help?
> First, I tried going to my standard checkout directory of
> /var/www/smaug/htdocs and doing "cvs update".  I got authentication
> errors:  It seemed as if the SSH keys on the SourceForge server end had
> changed.  (I removed the cached keys from my ~/.ssh directory, and tried
> again.)  Then, I got some other bizarre errors, which unfortunately I
> didn't make a record of.
> Rather than try to debug everything, I moved my /var/www/smaug/htdocs
> directory (containing my old checkout) out of the way, created a fresh
> /var/www/smaug/ stub, and did an absolutely fresh checkout, like:
> $ export CVS_RSH=/usr/bin/ssh
> $ cvs -z3 -d:ext:rickmoen at cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/smaug-web co htdocs
> ...which finally got me a checkout.  I made edits to *.sub, newsleft.html,
> and dir.html, and created new file map-smaug-tinys.jpeg .  Did:
> $ cvs add map-smaug-tinys.jpeg
> $ cvs ci *.sub newsleft.html
> $ cvs commit
> Later, I verified that my checkins had actually made it into the CVS
> repository by doing a fresh check-out.  They're definitely in the
> repository.
> You can see my local checkout files on _my_ system at
> ftp://linuxmafia.com/smaug/htdocs/ .
> ANYHOW, the script /home/groups/s/sm/smaug-web/web_update on
> shells.sourceforge.net doesn't seem to be doing anything useful,
> anymore.  (I don't think I can run it fruitfully with my user
> authority.)  Do you have time to look into it?
> I'm sorry I don't have time to chase it down, but I'm a bit swamped.
> My fallback option would be to modify the htdocs directory in
> /home/groups/s/sm/smaug-web/ directly, which obviously should be avoided
> if necessary.  (If you notice that the mtime on web_update has changed,
> it's because I tried editing hostname "cvs1" in the script to "cvs".
> That didn't seem to help, so I backed out the change.)
> Thank you!
> ----- End forwarded message -----

David A. Gatwood                                dgatwood at gatwood.net
Developer Docs Writer                             dgatwood at apple.com
Apple Computer                                  dgatwood at mklinux.org

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