Capistrano dry run

I submitted a patch to Capistrano to add a “—dry-run” option (or -n for
short). This flag causes capistrano to print out all of commands it will
run without actually running them. It is an easy way to see what the cap
task will do to your servers before you run it.

My patch was accepted and released as part of Capistrano 2.5.0. You can
read more about the new features at:

http://capify.org/2008/8/29/capistrano-2-5-0

and see the details of my commit at github:

http://github.com/capistrano/capistrano/commit/7279a3858e2bcebe84735223d5f8b4397c4ad85b

Paul Gross

Paul Gross

I'm a lead software developer in Seattle working for Braintree Payments.

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