Setting play.id during runtime
In our enterprise environment, we have a single build version,
which progresses through multiple environments (ie DEV -> SIT
Issue is that 'play.id' needs to be updated for every environment, therefore needs to be built for specific environment. We need a single build to work for all environments where 'play.id' is different.
Framework version: 1.2+
Platform you're using: Windows, Linux
We can potentially make the behavior for retrieval of 'play.id' be overridden by introducing a method like getPlayId(). Default implementation would be to get it via getServletContext().getInitParameter("play.id");
Other people will be able to override this behavior to anything they want.
Simple change is done as attached.
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This may not be needed any more, given that there is the @include. feature in application.conf.
What would be nice is to have more documentation on the @include. feature in application.conf and highlight how properties can be overriden based on system properties. For example we can add this line in application.conf
And we can have multiple versions of extended-properties-??.conf in our project. So to configure which database values are used, we can set the 'systemProperty' when we start Play! by passing JVM parameter:
This way, we can reserve play.id to only DEV and PROD. Intention of being in 'System Integration Testing' environment, Play! should still run as play.id = PROD, but load up a different set of configurations.
I'm running into the same problem... Have you found some good workaround to control the play.id in a war?
Why not just change the line in servletwrapper.java from
final String playId = e.getServletContext().getInitParameter("play.id");
final String playId = System.getProperty("play.id",e.getServletContext().getInitParameter("play.id"));
+1 : it could be a nice feature
For me it's a first step. And it would be useful to allow conf file (main application.conf file or @include conf files, to be outside the war packaging, with an absolute path defined by a system property)
(from [84b46a2893e83049a00c8fb1812c3ca05378783f]) [#963] Setting play.id during runtime https://github.com/playframework/play/commit/84b46a2893e83049a00c8f...
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