Does RAILS_ENV support aliases? My use case is I want to add an env that is identical to production, so I don't want to just copy all the environment settings files for no good reason.
And the reason I actually want another ENV string is for tools like Airbrake to reflect accurate information
fryguy: so you're saying make the airbrake environment string configurable?
broman: something like request.host is not a good solution because most likely your app will be sitting behind a load balancer at some point. My first inclination would be to ask why you feel the need to store the entire path and see if you can re-architect that, and if not, you can pass in your application's URL as an environment variable and use it where you need it, such as