What is the correct method of deploying vanilla to the cloud?
Greetings Vanilla Community.
Ok, I'll elaborate my situation a bit.
I'm trying to set up a test deployment of vanilla forum on a openshift cartridge. I build from the vanilla repo (cloned from github master) locally using phing and deploy the built package inside the './build' directory to openshift using 'git push'. Then openshift deployes the code from the repo. After that is done, I can access the web installation script of vanilla to configure my installation.
But, the problem is if I update something locally in the build package (in './build/package' directory), take for example add some extrnal plugins, themes etc. and push the changes back to openshift, then openshift ~~~~re-deployes vanilla and I'm forced to run the web installation script again. But, as the database is already existing on the server, the installation script creates duplicate entries. I also noticed that I lost my addon configurations.
So it makes me think that this is not the correct way of deploying vanilla forum on the cloud. I'm totally new to this cloud thing, btw. It will be great if someone can point me to the right method of deploying vanilla forum on the cloud so that I don't lose my configurations every time I make minor changes in my application locally and I don't have to run the installation script again and again after every git push to openshift.