Deploying from local machine to remote host using capistrano


I would like to deploy a RoR application from my local machine to a

Looks like the capistrano assumes that you are using an internet
host for the SVN repository and doesn’t checkout files using file:///!

Did I miss some configuration?

How do other people handle their application deployment from your local

Thanks for your feedback.

Regards, Hari

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I wrote a simple task to do this, you may need to modify it slightly but
it has the basic idea.
It gets the source from the local svn repository, tars it, sends it to
the remote site, detars it
and does the normal installation from then on.

Documented here…