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Set `config.serve_static_assets` to true in the production environment #133

gabebw opened this Issue Jan 10, 2013 · 2 comments


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gabebw commented Jan 10, 2013

Heroku injects a plugin that does this for us, but I just ran into a situation where I had to set it manually. I think it's better to turn it on rather than rely on Heroku.


croaky commented Jul 14, 2013

@gabebw Sorry for the delay getting back to you on this. Since you opened the issue, Rails 4 has come out and Heroku has offered the rails_12factor gem, which is not automatically injected into the environment during deploys, but rather is a choice the developer has to make for their Gemfile. I believe that's the direction we should go and have just opened a pull request for it here:


@croaky croaky closed this Jul 14, 2013


gabebw commented Jul 14, 2013

Nice! I agree that the gem is the way to go here.

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