In addition to the other methods of configuring your app, you can also specify configuration for one or more apps in
.sailsrc file(s). These files are useful for configuring the Sails command-line, and especially for generators. They also allow you to apply global configuration settings for generators in ANY of the Sails apps you run on your computer, if desired.
When the Sails CLI runs a command, it first looks for
.sailsrc files (in either JSON or .ini format) in the current directory and in your home folder (i.e.
~/.sailsrc) (every newly generated Sails app comes with a boilerplate
.sailsrc file). Then it merges them in to its existing configuration.
Actually, Sails looks for
.sailsrcfiles in a few other places (following rc conventions). You can put a
.sailsrcfile at any of those paths, if you want it to apply globally to all Sails apps. That said, stick to convention when you can- the best place to put a global
.sailsrcfile is in your home directory (i.e.