[OSGeoLive] Docs, Presentation and Builds

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Mon Nov 25 05:37:30 PST 2019

Hi all,

Thanks to Seth for his initiative.
I agree that we need an automated way to publish the web site. The tag 
triggering sounds really good for me.


On 11/23/19 1:50 AM, Cameron Shorter wrote:
> Seth,
> I can see that you have done a lot of research here. Well done and 
> thankyou.
> I sounds like you have worked out a way to get the presentation 
> updated which is great. If you are up for it, I suggest that do 
> whatever is required to get the presentation reinstalled on the 
> OSGeoLive website at https://live.osgeo.org/en/index.html (even if it 
> is different to the 13.0 release).
> Angelos, others, do you see any objections to Seth pushing this 
> forward? Are there any permissions we need to set Seth up with to put 
> things into place?
> On 23/11/19 7:53 am, Seth G wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Just to follow up on the missing presentation discussed in the thread 
>> at [1]. This should be fixed in master and can output be found online 
>> at the staging site [2].
>> Is it worth considering deploying directly using Travis to 
>> https://live.osgeo.org/ - perhaps only when a tag is applied, after a 
>> manual review, rather than on every merge?
>> This would reduce any requirement for manual builds and deploys.
>> There is however a make_presentation.sh script in the repository [3]. 
>> Is this still used and required to add to the docs generated by 
>> Sphinx? If so it should probably be added to the Travis CI.
>> Just to note I' ve added a pull request [4] to setup Appveyor Windows 
>> builds for the docs. Appveyor also saves a zip of the output so pull 
>> requests can be checked without having to build locally.
>> One final question - are there plans to update Sphinx from version 
>> 1.6.5? There is now a version 2.2.1. I can take a look at this if 
>> there is a consensus to update to a newer version.
>> Regards,
>> Seth
>> [1] 
>> https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/osgeolive/2019-November/014391.html
>> [2] https://osgeo.github.io/OSGeoLive-doc/en/index.html
>> [3] 
>> https://github.com/OSGeo/OSGeoLive-doc/blob/master/scripts/make_presentation.sh
>> [4] https://github.com/OSGeo/OSGeoLive-doc/pull/537
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Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
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