I’ve been trying to narrow down some unexpected behavior, and I’m not sure if it’s unexpected to me because I’ve failed to understand something fundamental to the hugo library, or if it’s actually unexpected and an indication of a bug.
Here’s what I’m observing:
- Generate a new hugo site
- Create a
- Create a
Generating the site with
hugo creates the
public/a/index.html page as expected.
If I then add a
content/index.md file, then
public/index.html gets generated with the content of
index.md using the single page template, but
a.md is no longer used to generate the
If I build this up using three templates instead of just the one, then I can reproduce the issue with
a.md not getting generated.
layouts/ ├── _default │ ├── list.html │ └── single.html └── index.html
If I create the content like this, then everything works as expected. I get a home page that uses the
layouts/index.html file, and includes
content/ ├── _index.md └── a.md
If I add a
content/index.md file to this and regenerate, it’s all fine. The superfluous
index.md file gets ignored. However, if I had mistakenly created an
index.md instead of an
a.md again doesn’t get generated. (The home page is also empty, of course, since there’s no
_index.md to pull content from).
Is it a bug that
a.md does not get generated in the presence of an