[development] Files directory on installation usability fix not quite usable. ; )

andrew morton drewish at katherinehouse.com
Sun Dec 9 19:20:17 UTC 2007

On Dec 8, 2007 8:30 PM, Larry Garfield <larry at garfieldtech.com> wrote:
> Emphasis on the "properly". :-)  I had been going with the conventional wisdom
> of sites/<site>/files, but when I went to merge two sites into a multi-site
> to deploy them realized that wouldn't work; the path that is stored into the
> files table is then bound to the domain the site is on, which is no good
> because the domain changes from staging to production.  So if we document
> sites/default/files for single-site installs, we need to in the same breath
> document to *not* use the sites/ directory for multi-site installs unless you
> want to make moving to a new server to be a PITA.

I just want to point everyone towards: http://drupal.org/node/98824
"Use of sites/*/files as the default files directory"

A lot of what's been mentioned in this thread has already been
discussed over there. It might be better to continue the discussion


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