Do config more elegantly #89

patcon opened this Issue Jan 23, 2013 · 0 comments


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patcon commented Jan 23, 2013

Config is a little confusing. The goals and contraints are like so:

  • A file to start the config's so less-techical folks can tweak common settings. Currently roles/config.yml.

  • A way to change config fil entries from command line, so that one-liners can be used to set up environment (Easy communication via text channels like README's, issue queues, and irc). Currently done with settings envvars before vagrant commands:

    clean=true branch=123-my-feature vagrant provision
  • Ability to keep the config file in the roles/ directory, since this is one of the directories that is rsync'd to the remote server when using knife-solo. Could also submit patch to knife-solo to fix this, but this is simplest for now.

There a couple approaches:

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