[linux-elitists] Deploying server apps with git hooks?

Don Marti dmarti@zgp.org
Thu May 22 12:01:15 PDT 2008

begin John SJ Anderson quotation of Mon, May 05, 2008 at 03:33:41PM -0400:
>> You could do something like "git push staging" or
>> "git push live" on your own repository, and a hook on
>> the server takes care of checking out and deploying
>> the software, and running any necessary init scripts.
> Couldn't you get the same effect by just having the server side run 'git  
> pull live' in a cron job (1min, 5min, whatever) and do the init script  
> stuff only when something has changed?

Yeah, but then you have to stay on the phone with
whoever requested the change while they hit "Reload"
120 times.

Don Marti                    

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