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vlad version 1.4.0 has been released!

Published 2009-06-23 @ 18:07

Vlad the Deployer is pragmatic application deployment automation, without mercy. Much like Capistrano, but with 1/10th the complexity. Vlad integrates seamlessly with Rake, and uses familiar and standard tools like ssh and rsync.

Impale your application on the heartless spike of the Deployer.

Changes:

1.4.0 / 2009-06-23

  • 1 major enhancement:

    • Switched to passenger as default app server.
  • 11 minor enhancements:

    • rsync now takes ANY number of arguments and expects to you add “host:”.

    • Added Rake::RemoteTask#get.
    • Added doco for why we don’t ship a deploy task
    • Added links to example maintenance recipes
    • Added multi-env doco to getting_started.txt
    • Added svn-over-ssh faq item. gah.
    • Flipped tests to minitest
    • Merged global #role and Rake::RemoteTask::role.
    • Moved all global methods to Rake::RemoteTask and wrote #external to clean up.
    • Moved rake extensions to hoe so everyone can enjoy the fun.
    • put names the tempfile based on the remote path to ease debugging
  • 2 bug fixes:

    • passenger:start_app wasn’t using the latest_release path
    • set/fetch wasn’t dealing with a default of false well. (Seth Falcon)
  • http://rubyhitsquad.com/
  • http://rubyforge.org/projects/hitsquad/