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[nycphp-talk] Webserver file access (and version control)

Cliff Hirsch cliff at pinestream.com
Mon Aug 20 07:29:56 EDT 2007


On 8/20/07 6:49 AM, "Kenneth Dombrowski" <kenneth at ylayali.net> wrote:
> I would never release a production site as a working directory;  I only
> agree that version control is important for serious projects.  I do
> check out my dev sites as working directories, and typically set up cvs
> to trigger an update of the dev site for every commit
> 
> for moving to testing & production, I use shell scripts which operate on
> specifically tagged versions & perform an export, like you describe
> 
> Kenneth 

Ah, got it. That's what I figured, but I wanted to be sure. The working
directory "trick" for updating a production site sounds so easy, but it
makes me queasy. Exporting specific tagged releases sounds much more
controlled. Now I just need to write some Subversion export shell
scripts....





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