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Ruby Deployment with Capistrano Deploy a Rails App with Capistrano Deploying a Code Challenge

Set the Capistrano :deploy_to variable to the path "/var/www/" followed by the value of the :application variable. Use t

Set the Capistrano :deploy_to variable to the path "/var/www/" followed by the value of the :application variable. Use the Capistrano fetch method to get the value of :application.

# config valid only for current version of Capistrano
lock "3.7.2"

set :application, "guestbook"
set :repo_url, "git@example.com:treehouse/guestbook.git"
set :deploy_user,"deploy"

# Default branch is :master
# ask :branch, `git rev-parse --abbrev-ref HEAD`.chomp

# Default deploy_to directory is /var/www/my_app_name
# set :deploy_to, "/var/www/my_app_name"

set :deploy_to,  "/home/#{fetch :deploy_user}/#{fetch : application}"

# Default value for :format is :airbrussh.
# set :format, :airbrussh

# You can configure the Airbrussh format using :format_options.
# These are the defaults.
# set :format_options, command_output: true, log_file: "log/capistrano.log", color: :auto, truncate: :auto

# Default value for :pty is false
# set :pty, true

# Default value for :linked_files is []
# append :linked_files, "config/database.yml", "config/secrets.yml"

# Default value for linked_dirs is []
# append :linked_dirs, "log", "tmp/pids", "tmp/cache", "tmp/sockets", "public/system"

# Default value for default_env is {}
# set :default_env, { path: "/opt/ruby/bin:$PATH" }

# Default value for keep_releases is 5
# set :keep_releases, 5

1 Answer

Maciej Czuchnowski
Maciej Czuchnowski
36,441 Points

You're very close, you just need to modify your deploy_to a little bit:

set :deploy_to, "/var/www/#{fetch :application}"

The task specifically wants www, not #{fetch :deploy_user} in that path.