5. How to retrieve your settings from Appollo-Remote locally

Once you are satisfied with the configuration, you have two possibilities to retrieve the changes you made in Appollo locally.

  1. If you use Git for your project the easiest is to use the appollo build patch which will Retrieve changes with a patch file.

  2. Otherwise, you can Retrieve changes by downloading the project files locally with the command appollo build download.

Retrieve changes with a patch file

you are using git and decided to retrieve a git patch containing all the changes you made to Xcode.

First, make sure your build is stopped.

You can check the list of your ongoing builds with appollo build ls and the --all option to see all your other older builds.

Stopping a build manually is possible by using the command appollo build stop and selecting the build you want to stop.

When your build is stopped, you can create the patch using appollo build patch.

Appollo build patch

By default, the file is called appollo.patch and is located in your app folder.

Appollo patch

To apply the changes, use the git command git am appollo.patch.

Tip

Use --help to see the options of a command. For exemple, with appollo build patch you have options to name the file of your patch.

Retrieve changes by downloading the project files

First, make sure your build is stopped.

You can check the list of your ongoing builds with appollo build ls and the --all option to see all your other older builds.

Stopping a build manually is possible by using the command appollo build stop and selecting the build you want to stop.

When your build is stopped, you can get your files as a zip file by using appollo build download.

Unzip the files and you get the last version of your source code as edited in XCode.