[pydotorg-www] build question

Doug Hellmann doug.hellmann at gmail.com
Sun Mar 27 21:40:48 CEST 2011

On Mar 27, 2011, at 3:19 PM, Martin v. Löwis wrote:

>> I take it most of the people working on the site now are pretty busy.
>> I can help out with maintenance beyond the basics of adding news and
>> other content, if that would be of any use.
>> In the mean time, can someone with the right access do the clean
>> build?
> It seems amk has already done that.

The link I added does not appear on http://www.python.org/ (even after clearing the browser cache and trying a different browser).

> The issue isn't really that much
> "clean build", but that the new-build directory is excluded from the
> automatic update, out of security concerns where somebody could check
> in stuff that then runs fairly unrestricted on www.python.org.


I hope you will forgive a naive question, but would it make sense to move the template(s) to another directory that is safe to sync?

> If you want root access to www.python.org (which is required if you
> want to update the new-build directory), please let me know in private
> (giving your preferred unix account name).
> Regards,
> Martin

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