update you web

git archive --format=tar HEAD | (cd /var/www/ && tar xf -)
in fact, I want to know, how to only get the modified files.

By: ox0spy
2010-12-23 05:50:28

What Others Think

JIC you're webserver is not your workstation git archive --format=tar HEAD | ssh webuser@webserver.tld 'tar -C /var/www -xf -'
forcefsck · 561 weeks and 3 days ago
forcefsck · 561 weeks and 3 days ago
In fact, my web service and git service on the same machine. And, I just want to update the changed files, but, "git pull origin master" always failed.
ox0spy · 561 weeks and 3 days ago
rsync seems a more handy tool to update only changed files. Once configured, you can update site with: rsync -av --exclude=.git/ /path/to/repo /path/to/www Or you can have a patch folder, with all the modifications between the repo version and your prod site (like a different config file). You can then apply the patches with: find /path/to/patches/*.patch -exec patch -i {} \;
Dereckson · 561 weeks and 1 day ago
I had to resort to this on deploy scripts, to fetch bootstraping scripts on a server with no git installed. Streaming git over ssh, love it!
scyldinga · 553 weeks and 4 days ago
This can be done with less shenanigans (and only having to copy changed files) by using git to directly update the target directory to the latest commit: git --git-dir=/var/www --work-tree=/path/to/repo reset --hard If you haven't deployed at all yet or your working copy is on some branch other that the one you want to deploy: git --git-dir=/var/www --work-tree=/path/to/repo checkout -f master
caleb · 391 weeks and 6 days ago

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