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Addition to Octopress Rakefile to rename blog postings to correspond to dates. Does not change the title part. It will print which files change. If any posts changed that had external references to them (tweets, etc.), then you need to put in an alias. Note, this applies to using org-mode files. Be sure to remove the line for org_posts_dir if yo…
# Based on blog post http://www.ewal.net/2012/09/08/octopress-customizations/
# Modified to option of either all or no drafts, and also to use org-mode files
desc "Redate files in the posts directory if the filename does not match the post date in the YAML front matter. Note, URLs based on 'date' metadata, so this shouldn't break any links"
task :redate_posts do
redate_posts true, source_dir, posts_dir, org_posts_dir
end
desc "Redate files in the posts directory, skipping drafts, if the filename does not match the post date in the YAML front matter. Note, URLs based on 'date' metadata, so this shouldn't break any links"
task :redate_posts_no_drafts do
redate_posts false, source_dir, posts_dir, org_posts_dir
end
def redate_posts include_drafts, source_dir, posts_dir, org_posts_dir
redate_posts_in_dir "#{source_dir}/#{posts_dir}", "markdown", include_drafts
# remove next line if you're you're not using org-mode
redate_posts_in_dir "#{source_dir}/#{org_posts_dir}", "org", include_drafts
end
def redate_posts_in_dir dir, ext, include_drafts = true
Dir.chdir(dir) do
Dir["*.#{ext}"].each do |post|
post_date = ""
File.open(post) do |f|
f.grep(/^date: /) do |line|
post_date = line.gsub(/date: /, "").gsub(/\s.*$/, "")
break
end
end
post_title = post.to_s.gsub(/\d{4}-\d{2}-\d{2}/, "") # Get the post title from the currently processed post
new_post_name = post_date + post_title # determing the correct filename
rename = post != new_post_name
next unless rename
unless include_drafts
is_draft = false
File.open(post) do |f|
f.grep(/^published: false/) do |line|
is_draft = true
break
end
end
next if is_draft
end
puts "renaming #{post} to #{new_post_name}"
FileUtils.mv(post, new_post_name)
end
end
end
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