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Cannot change appfile #32

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tlianza opened this Issue · 5 comments

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@tlianza

I have failed via googling, reading the docs, and poking through the various commands of the built-in nodester-cli help to figure out how to do something I expect is incredibly simple.

How do you change your app's appfile?

Sorry, I know this is a super-basic function and it's probably very obvious to everyone how it's done, but I'd suggest writing it down somewhere.

@contra

As flawed as it may seem, nodester app create <name> <start file> is the only way to do it right now. I can assure you this will be fixed in V2. If create doesn't complete you might have to delete it first.

@wishpot

So, another dumb question... does app delete remove your git repo?

For anyone using express.js, which seems to be common, the default start file (app.js) has a different name than nodester's default (server.js). So, I assume a lot of people have run into this.

@tlianza

Just in case, I backed it up, then issued a delete... but it doesn't work - times out. Error if I try to re-create as well.

nodester warn Are you sure you want to do this?
     Waiting 10 seconds before continuing, Ctrl+C to abort)
...........
nodester warn Really deleting app now, you were warned..
nodester ERRO socket hang up
@contra

Can you confirm this issue is still occurring? I applied a fix

@Rauno56

Deleting works. Recreating works.

@alejandro alejandro closed this
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