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Ruby script to convert Greymatter blog entries to Jekyll post format
#!/usr/bin/env ruby
source_dir = ARGV[0]
dest_dir = ARGV[1]
def get_timestamp(components)
month = components[0].to_i
day = components[1].to_i
year = components[2].to_i
hour = components[3].to_i
minute = components[4].to_i
second = components[5].to_i
ampm = components[6]
if ampm == 'AM' and hour == 12
hour = 0
elsif ampm == 'PM' and hour < 12
hour = hour + 12
end
Time.local(year, month, day, hour, minute, second)
end
Dir.glob(File.join(source_dir, '*.cgi')).each do |file|
content = File.readlines(file)
# grab the post metadata
metadata = content[0].split('|')
title = metadata[2]
timestamp = get_timestamp(metadata[4..10])
puts "#{file} - #{timestamp.strftime('%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S')}: #{title}"
# parse the rest of the file
in_comments = false
post_lines = []
comment_lines = []
content[2..-1].each do |line|
if line=="\n"
in_comments = true
elsif in_comments
comment_lines << line
else
post_lines << line
end
end
jekyll_file = "#{timestamp.strftime('%Y-%m-%d-')}#{title.gsub(/\W/, '-')}".gsub(/-+/,'-').chomp('-')
jekyll_file = jekyll_file + '.markdown'
jekyll_path = File.join(dest_dir, jekyll_file)
File.open(jekyll_path, 'w') do |file|
file.write("---\n")
file.write("layout: post\n")
file.write("title: \"#{title}\"\n")
file.write("date: #{timestamp.strftime('%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S')}\n")
file.write("categories: \n")
file.write("---\n")
post_lines.each do |line|
line.split('|*|').each do |subline|
file.write(subline.gsub("<p>","").gsub("</p>",""))
file.write("\n")
end
end
end
end
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