[development] Why is the Drupal File System relative to website root and not relative to admin/settings/file-system path?

James Gilliland neclimdul at gmail.com
Wed Jul 15 16:08:44 UTC 2009

Set up your production filesystem path first and set that before
developing your site?

On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 11:02 AM, ufuk bayburt<ufukbay at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 6:09 PM, Clemens Tolboom <clemens at build2be.nl>
> wrote:
>> Having a development test acceptance and production environment it's a
>> drag when moving the production database and files to an acceptance or
>> development environment.
>> One has to update the files database table and more tables or do
>> trickery with symlinks to get the site running clean.
>> If we could make the filepath in the files table relative to
>> the /admin/settings/file-system path the real files are relocatable
>> without pain. Just do a db load and a rsync to get the files and change
>> the dmin/settings/file-system path.
>> What do you think? Did I miss something important?
> See http://drupal.org/node/366464.

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