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Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Allowing git repos to automatically push t

From: Bob Proulx
Subject: Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Allowing git repos to automatically push to$PROJECT
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 14:39:33 -0600

Karl Berry wrote:
>     Ok, seems like we should setup a development instance of Savane, at
>     least the relevant parts. Does that sound right?
> FWIW, I found it impossible in practice to set up a usable development
> instance of Savannah (or Savane). Thus, when I wanted to do experiments
> like this, I merely copied the php file in the live directory (on
> frontend) to a different name (e.g., editgroupkarl.php) and then worked
> on that.

This is exactly what I do as well.  I always develop "on the side" of
the existing scripts.  Then commit them into place once they are ready
to be committed to version control.

> Otherwise I could have spent my whole life trying to get the development
> savannah working, and never made any progress on the actual
> problem. Adding in the FSF connection (precisely one of the places where
> "Savane" and "Savannah" differ, BTW, as I understood it) and it sounds
> even more problematic to get a development instance working.

The database content problem is the main issue.

> On the other hand, if you want to try, Assaf (Gordon) put a lot of
> effort into setting up a development instance, and (afaik) it did work
> for him. He documented his process here:



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