From: Nathan Rixham on
Daevid Vincent wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Daevid Vincent [mailto:daevid(a)]
>> Sent: Thursday, April 29, 2010 12:33 PM
>> To: php-general(a)
>> Subject: [PHP] In need of CVS/SVN checkout script for
>> Production servers
>> Semi-off-topic, but I'm pretty sure you all are faced with this same
>> challenge, I figured it's worth a shot and maybe some flaming.
>> I'm looking for a script (bash or php) that I would run on my
>> production
>> web server that would do this or close to it:
>> 1. do a CVS/SVN checkout to a new timestamped directory
>> 2. change the symlink from the old directory
>> 3. change permissions to www-data:www-data on new directory
>> 4. and possibly tarball up the old directory.
>> I'm assuming this is a fairly common task, and I actually wrote one of
>> these at my previous job, but I can't find the script
>> anymore. I remember
>> it's not quite as trivial as it sounds and took a few hours
>> to perfect, so
>> I thought I'd try to save myself some time. :)
>> I have some other useful SVN scripts here if anyone is interested:
> Well, here is the one I'm using. I ended up just writing one (again!)
> :: "Production
> Deployment Script"

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getting that in chrome 5.0.375.29 beta - what advanced features am I
(and chrome) missing?

sounds like I'm being negative, but I'm not :)

tip though; degrade gracefully mate, don't break the net for
non-required features.