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[Discuss] dev & prod server url question

On Wed, Jan 08, 2014 at 04:59:54PM -0500, Eric Chadbourne wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have been handed a pretty large (not in hits but in code) website to
> maintain.  There's a few features they would like added.  My problem
> is that the code is a mess.  No comments, no documentation, very
> sloppy, and error_log is so full of problems it makes my head spin.
> Anyway, they don't have a development server, only production.  So I
> spun up centos in virutalbox, imported the db and files.  It "works"
> but there are like 170 links that point to the production server.
> There's also some funny javascript I don't understand yet that I think
> requires the production server.  Apparently their old admin didn't
> believe in relative paths.  So is there a way I can make the
> development server think it's the production server?  Like when I
> click on a link that says it really just stays at
>  Bind?

/etc/hosts comes to mind.


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