Symfony2 with Assetic: Automatically update assets_version on deploy
If you're using assetic to manage your assets in your Symfony2 project you
have probably already wondered if there is a way to update the
parameter automatically with every deploy.
On my boxes I use this little command to update the
assets_version to the
latest unix timestamp:
V=`date +%s`; sed -i -r -e "s/(\W+)assets_version:(\W+)[^\n]+/\1assets_version:\2$V/" app/config/parameters.yml
It searches the
parameters.yml and updates the
assets_version line with the
current unix timestamp (e.g.
1380833873). It also honors the current
indentation used in the file which may vary in YAML.
This statement could be added to your
post-update-cmd section or any other deploy script you are using.
After that just make sure to update your assets via