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

Cliff Hirsch cliff at pinestream.com
Tue Aug 21 13:56:38 EDT 2007


On 8/21/07 12:41 PM, "Rob Marscher" <rmarscher at beaffinitive.com> wrote:
> Capistrano is a ruby app the allows automated scripting and parallel
> updates on multiple servers at the same.  Worth looking into before
> rolling out your own custom shell scripts.
> 
> http://manuals.rubyonrails.com/read/chapter/97#page256
> http://www.capify.org/getting-started/basics
> http://www.simplisticcomplexity.com/2006/8/16/automated-php-
> deployment-with-capistrano

Looks great, but:

"The assumptions made by the default tasks are more specific, but are either
configurable or overridable. Some of them are:

    * You are deploying a web application -- check
    * You are using Ruby on Rails to develop your application -- bit of a
problem for us php developers
    * You are using subversion to manage your source code -- check
    * You are deploying your application to ²/u/apps/#{appname}² on every
machine -- easy enough
    * You are using FastCGI to power your application -- ?
    * You are fronting your app with either lighttpd or apache -- check





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