Project glossary - php-tuf/composer-stager GitHub Wiki

Active directory

The Composer root of the live codebase.


To start the total staging process by copying the active directory to the staging directory.


To completely remove the staging directory.


The files and directories that are the subject of the total staging process, as they are in the active directory or the staging directory, respectively: the active codebase or the staged codebase.


To make staged changes live by syncing the active directory with the staging directory (or syncing the staging directory to the active directory, if you prefer).

Staging directory

A non-live copy of the active directory where changes can be staged before being committed back.


To perform one or more commands on the staging directory.