Problems with hobix regen blahhg after new post
sam at sewm.org
Fri Feb 11 15:26:26 EST 2005
On 11/2/2005, "William Morgan" <wmorgan-hobix-is-the-way at masanjin.net>
>Excerpts from Sam MacCutchan's mail of 11 Feb 2005 (EST):
>> If I do hobix post testblog firstPost I am able to edit the post fine
>> in vi but then when I exit vi I get the following error message:
>> "/private/tmp/1108151649.702522.hobix" 6L, 93C written
>> *** parse error on line 6, col -1: `'
>> *** use syntax: `hobix post weblog-name shortName'
>That typically happens to me when I mess up the indentation in the
>content or summary field. YAML is very picky about having two spaces in
>front of everything if you're using the ">" form. So double-check that.
>I've lost quite a few posts that way, which is irritating. Now I am sure
>to write out to backup files before I :wq.
Thanks William. This was exactly my problem. Now I am off to read up on
YAML so as to avoid any future pitfalls :)
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