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bundle CSS corrupt my bookdown site on Netlify

Premature optimization is the root of all evil

— Donald Knuth

My bookdown site on Netlify collapsed. I immediately know CSS is ruined then waste several minutes investigate the problem.

When I was about to get despaired, I suddenly found the local website works well. According to that, I found the problem results from an optimization option:

  |---- Bundle CSS: Concatenate consecutive CSS files together to reduce HTTP requests.

To conclude, don’t set Bundle CSS on Netlify, at least for index.html of bookdown site (I use a relative link for css there).