Re: Chinese homepage not updated properly?
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Holger Wansing <email@example.com> wrote:
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> Laura Arjona Reina <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Hello
> > I've had a look at this and made some tests, I didn't arrive to any
> > conclusions but I'll write here what I've found, for the case it rings a
> > bell for somebody:
> > * The chinese/security/dsa-zh-*.rdf files are generated automatically
> > when a new security file is published, but the
> > chinese/security/index.zh-*.html are not re-generated (nor the general
> > homepage)
> > * The chinese/security/index.zh-*.html files were generated on Nov 13th,
> > same date as the chinese/templates.zh.po were updated. I guess that the
> > dependency triggered the rebuild of these, the homepage, and many other
> > files.
> > * I have removed the html files and ran "make" to generate them
> > manually. Then ran "make install", I guess that with the next website
> > rebuild the files will be copied through mirrors and the Chinese
> > webpages (index and security/index) will show the updated list of
> > security advisories.
> > I've had a look at /english/Makefile and /english/security/Makefile and
> > I see that specific code to generate zh variants is written for the
> > generation of some files (sitemap, search, the rdf files in security...)
> > but not for the corresponding "index" files. Maybe specific code should
> > be written in order to get those files generated properly, but frankly I
> > don't know why are they generated well, if I just remove the html files,
> > and run "make"...
> Please note, that this is a longstanding issue.
> I remembered there was a bugreport on this, but I couldn't find it.
> Then I found it, it has been closed in August 2017. It's here:
> So, this has been closed in error.
> Thus, I'm reopening it.
> Simon Paillard stated there, that the complicated Makefiles for Chinese
> are the point ...
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