Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of DeveloperGuidelines/PrePopulate


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06/14/12 14:36:35 (9 years ago)
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Fran Boon
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  • DeveloperGuidelines/PrePopulate

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    1313== Methods ==
    1414=== On First Run ===
    15 In models/000_config.py {{{deployment_settings.base.prepopulate}}} is used to control prepopulate. This is a list of directory names and will import data from a number of CSV files. The directories must be in the private/templates directory tree and must include a file called tasks.cfg.
     15The template selected in models/000_config.py will be examined to see if it conains a config.py. If it does then that file's {{{settings.base.prepopulate}}} is used to control prepopulate, unless overridden in models/000_config.py.
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    17 The prepopulate deployment setting can also be a number which will relate to a single directory, the numerical value is still supported because existing instances of Eden and their maintenance scripts use this number. The use of a number is discouraged in favour of the list of names because this new approach is clearer and more flexible.
     17The setting is a list of directory names and will import data from a number of CSV files. The directories must be in the private/templates directory tree and must include a file called tasks.cfg.
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     19The prepopulate deployment setting can also be a number which will relate to a single directory defined in folders.cfg....the number is easier to manage in deployment shell scripts.
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    1921==== Deployment setting examples ====