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What variables do I have access to in the deploy script?

We set a handful of variables you can use to add additional functionality to your deploy script:
  • $DIR - the app's main directory
  • $RELEASE - the timestamp of the new deploy
  • $BRANCH - the branch being deployed
  • $RELEASE_DIR - the directory of the current deployment
  • $WEB - boolean, true if running on a web server
  • $CRON - boolean, true if running on the cron server
  • $WORKER - boolean, true if running on a worker server
  • $REVISION - the git revision that's being deployed
  • $LOG_ID - the ID of the deployment log
Add the following to your deploy script:
ln -s $DIR/shared/myfolder $RELEASE_DIR/myfolder
Keep in mind, you'll need to create myfolder on the server via SSH:
mkdir myapp/shared/myfolder

What directories are symlinked during the deploy automatically?

The following directories are automatically symlinked to the shared folder every deploy so that the contents are shared between releases.
  • /log
  • /tmp/pids
  • /tmp/cache
  • /tmp/sockets
  • /vendor/bundle
  • /public/system
  • /public/uploads
  • /public/assets
  • /storage

What user is the deploy run as?

The deploy user.