[wp-hackers] Running trunk on the open web

Harish Narayanan harish.mlists at gmail.com
Tue Feb 2 21:55:34 UTC 2010

On 02/02/2010 21:41, Dan Phiffer wrote:
> On Feb 2, 2010, at 2:01 AM, Jeremy Visser wrote:
>> On 01/02/10 17:47, Dan Phiffer wrote:
>>> Let's assume I only hit 'svn up' after doing some sanity checks on a
>>> local machine. Is running your site from trunk a bad idea?
>> That said, I used to run my blog on trunk, with a cronjob that ran 'svn
>> up' every hour. :)
> That's awesome! Or foolhardy. Maybe both?
> Thanks for the perspectives on this. Sounds like running my personal site from some svn address is a good option for me. Seems more fun that way...

It is.

Plus, when something (say a plugin) breaks, it is easier to see what the
problem is when you have many incremental changesets. It is not as easy
when you wait a few months and the code has changed significantly
between releases.


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