Quickly make schema changes in Django

while true ; do scripts/bootstrap.py ; ./manage.py runserver ; done
I wrote a script called bootstrap.py to delete the database, then load a new database with initial values. With this single-line shell loop, when I need to make a schema change (which happens often in the early stages of some projects), I hit ctrl-C to stop the running Django server, then watch bootstrap.py do its thing, then watch the server restart.
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By: taurus
2009-03-27 04:43:54

What Others Think

These kind of commands are extremely useless, as other than your particular machine, it will do nothing save throw errors. Also, you should really know by now that you can simply append ~/scripts to $PATH to avoid having to prepend the directory on things. At least on ubuntu, ~/bin is already included (even though the directory doesn't exist)
clockworkavian · 554 weeks and 6 days ago

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