[news] [sites] switching suckless.org to a static website generator

From: <mail_AT_josuah.net>
Date: Sat, 05 Jan 2019 15:31:24 +0100


Today, we are switching the software that generates the websites of

It was using a revised version of werc[1] generating the pages
dynamically through rc[2] scripts. But suckless.org needs not any
dynamic feature, so a simple static website generator providing the
same HTML structure was written.

There is no url, HTML, CSS, change made, the website remains the
same, with exception of the markdown engine: it is now smu[3] and
accepts a slightly different syntax. Pages that break will be

The sites[4] repo now contains a build-page.c file, and a Makefile:
- that build the build-page binary
- that use it to generate the %.html pages from the %.md pages

As of today the code of build-page.c is specific to suckless.org,
so it is part of the sites[4] repo.

Thanks to all contributors of sites, who kept the wiki alive.

[1]: http://git.suckless.org/swerc/
[2]: http://git.suckless.org/9base/
[3]: https://github.com/Gottox/smu/
[4]: git://git.suckless.org/sites
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