[development] Module Idea/Suggestion

Jon Antoine antoinesolutions at gmail.com
Thu May 29 17:31:56 UTC 2008

Hey FGM,

Obviously I was not searching for the right words when I looked for
existing modules with this functionality.  Thanks for the input.


Jon Antoine, Owner
Antoine Solutions

On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 9:12 AM, FGM <fgm at osinet.fr> wrote:
> I think you should take a look at
> http://www.google.com/search?q=drupal+staging
> As you will see, this is an often discussed question.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jon Antoine"
> <antoinesolutions at gmail.com>
> To: <development at drupal.org>
> Sent: Thursday, May 29, 2008 6:08 PM
> Subject: [development] Module Idea/Suggestion
> I just had an idea for a module and thought I would throw it out to
> the development community and hopefully get some feedback on it.  I
> searched Drupal and couldn't find anything already offering this
> functionality.
> I'm not sure how common it is with everyone else, but every site I
> build has a test site on my test server and a live site on my live
> server.  It is not a complicated process to push the test site to the
> live site, but it is a time consuming one, so why not have a module do
> it for you?
> A beginning set of steps:
> 1.  Backup up database
> 2.  Upload Added/Modified/Deleted changes to files
> 3.  Update database
> The module would need to allow you to specify an ftp location to
> upload the files to and also allow permission to update the database.
> I am not as advanced a programmer as some of you so I am hoping for
> any feedback.  Let me know what you think?
> Cheers,
> --
> Jon Antoine, Owner
> Antoine Solutions

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