[thelist] automatic code updates with PHP

Peter VanDijck pvandijck at lds.com
Tue Nov 12 14:01:01 CST 2002

> The eval() option sounds like a massive kludge to me. Apart from being
> slow and unwieldy, it also introduces the possibility of their app
> breaking when your database server goes down.
> I think a good way is via rsync: if you rsync over an ssh connection then
> no cleartext vulnerabilites are introduced, and you can manage updates to
> their machines remotely.

There is no way users will give the provider of some handy software an
SSH connection to their servers. Maybe to clarify: these are not web dev
clients, these are people who will download some software and install
it. (think Moveabletype)

More information about the thelist mailing list