[development] Workflow: staging server, source control, and the files directory

Andy Fowlston andy at pedalo.co.uk
Fri Feb 18 16:18:32 UTC 2011

Brian wrote:
>>  From a db point of view this sounds very similar to what we do. Could you elaborate on how you keep the files in sync?
>Keep which files? The database exports?

Sorry, no not the database at all: I'm wondering about any content related files in the files directory (I presume you use source control for everything outside the files directory?).

> We look at it this way - staging is the canonical database. All config 
> is done on staging, never in the developer-specific local environments.

Yeah, that's how we're doing things at the mo. I'd like to move more (ideally all) of the config to source files, but we're not there yet.



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